Week 17 Training Recap

After a few really stellar weeks of training, my first week of taper was just okay – not spectacular, but far from miserable. Like many other runners, taper time is rough for me. I’m really pretty horrible at resting – … Continue reading

Week 14 Training Recap

Training this week was pretty low key, thanks to THE BIG DAY on Sunday. Monday: 60 minute Hip Hop Class Tuesday: 5 speedy-ish miles @ 9:50 Wednesday: 3 miles @ 10:28, Solo strength session (details below!) Thursday: 3 miles @ … Continue reading

Week 13 Training Recap

I went into week 13 knowing that it would be challenge – not because I had difficult workouts planned, but because I had gotten into a really great routine and that would be tested. Normally, my week looks like this: … Continue reading

Week 12 Training Recap

Another solid week in the books! I’ve really gotten into a groove in these past few weeks – light cross training plus a couple stretch out miles on Monday, running on Tuesday, strength on Wednesday, cross/strength on Thursday, running on … Continue reading

Week 11 Training Recap

Week 11 was my fourth week of focusing on quality strength training sessions, and I’m pleased to say that I’m seeing a HUGE difference in my running! A few weeks ago, my IT band was very unhappy. I started doing … Continue reading

Week 9 Training Recap

TRX, kettlebells, BOSU – oh, sh…. At least that’s what my muscles were saying on Tuesday. I kicked off the week with my free “FitPoint” – a free fitness assessment that came with my new Life Time membership. I was … Continue reading

Week 8 Training Recap

Week 8 was a great week of training: 3 strong & solid runs, 2 strength training sessions, 2 cross training sessions, 1 climbing session, and 1 group fitness class that kicked my butt. Monday: 30 minute elliptical, squats lunges, core, ITB … Continue reading