Running Content

Running Content

I don’t always love to run. My body is ridiculously fickle. It hates humidity and heat. It hates when I go out too fast or when I don’t do my pre-run routine or my post run stretch.  Every body benefits from smart training, but my body seems particularly unfond(is this a word? Spell check seems […]

Marathon Monday: What Week Is It???

Marathon Monday: What Week Is It???

What a couple of weeks it’s been ya’ll. Seriously. I looked at my training plan for the FIRST time in two weeks about ten minutes ago. Lord have mercy. I haven’t opened my lap top in two weeks. I haven’t looked at this blog or done any work whatsoever. Two weeks ago today I got […]

Marathon Monday: Week #1 And A Rant

Marathon Monday: Week #1 And A Rant

1 week down, only 17 more weeks to go. I just sort of threw up a little. For real though. 17 weeks sort of seems like FOREVER.  I’ve done this 3 times already, and I get that there are people out there (maybe you’re one of them) who train for marathons all the dang time […]

Marathon Monday: The Weight Loss and Such

Marathon Monday: The Weight Loss and Such

I knew when I registered for this marathon that I had a long road ahead. I knew I had a lot of work to do before I could even officially begin training. It’s not that I had let myself go, but I sorta had in my own way. Compared to my marathon days anyway. I had […]

Quick Strength Session For Busy Runners

Quick Strength Session For Busy Runners

If you’re training requires high weekly mileage, one of the first things to go is usually strength work. Lifting, stretching, high intensity training, yoga. You know the drill. I know for me, when training for marathons, it feels nearly impossible to do anything more than just my scheduled mileage for the day. But, it’s not […]