I had planned a post on Monday about how I was getting my sh*t together - I exercised (ran, rode by bike and lifted weights); I planned a week of healthy meals; and cleaned by bathroom for the first time in forever. However, I'm happy I didn't post it because it is clear I'm not… Continue reading Sick Day
I'm in a bit of a fitness slump. I always envision summer as this time where I will do lots of working out but in reality it is usually the time of year where I fall apart. I'm not totally upset - I have been doing lots of fun things - but I do need… Continue reading Feeling Less Fit – and a new injury!
In February I had some tight leg muscles, so I started getting sports massages again (after not seeing an MT since my first marathon in 2010). I visited just before our trip to Mexico and my MT commented that my legs weren't lining up which might be a clue to why my left-side was always… Continue reading (Trying to Stay) Injury Free
I am (thankfully) not typically an injury prone athlete but the past few weeks I've been suffering from increasingly tight calf muscles. I haven't been able to pinpoint what in my lifestyle other than use is causing this problem but I know that it is time to stop it before it gets worse. My (underused)… Continue reading Tight Calves
In past I've always done training recaps weekly, but my current training plan is divided into phases so I figure that it makes sense to recap each phase right now while we're so far away from an actual race day. Plus, my weeks are pretty repetitive! Weeks 1 to 4 schedule has looked like this,… Continue reading 2014 Training Recap – Weeks 1 to 4 (Base 2)