Enjoy the Journey

Wednesday - October 22

Strength
  • 15m

Myrtle routine
FB slams, l/center/r

Tuesday - October 21

Run
  • 1h 23m
  • 7.00 miles
  • 11m 51s /Mi

Gorgeous night for a run. Supposed to be 8 miles but hey, it was getting late. Need to get faster.

Strength
  • 10m

30 squats
40 incline pushups
30 one arm rows using KB
10 tricep press using KB
60 second plank

Monday - October 20

Run
  • 1h 10m
  • 5.35 miles
  • 13m 05s /Mi

Legs tired and stomach was kind of complaining about the 4 pumpkin bars that I ate on Sunday, so walked a lot in the last two miles.

Sunday - October 19

Big family cookout at my sister's place today --- did a bit of hiking after lunch but otherwise, no workouts for today. Loving this crisp fall weather!

Saturday - October 18

Run
  • 3h 28m
  • 16.50 miles
  • 12m 36s /Mi

Supposed to be 17 but hey...started out to be a very good run, met Mary at mile 8 and she ran 3 miles with me, or rather I chased her for 3 miles. Seems like I ran out of steam around mile 13 and went to a shorter run interval. Had calf cramps at mile 15 and walked most of the last 1 1/2 miles. Probably should have taken electrolyte tabs in addition to the gels.

So hard to say if the carb loading helped or did not help.

Friday - October 17

Strength
  • 25m

Standard core routine, 3x
Cannonball routine

TGIF!!!
Kinda bummed out today -- a planned mtb trip to Danville won't happen because of all the rain. But I suppose there is still time left in the season to get some riding in, as long as Mother Nature cooperates.


I'm experimenting a bit with nutrition and letting myself eat some pasta and pizza to carbo load. Last week my long run went ok but I felt a little underfueled. I definitely function better without gluten and processed stuff during a normal day, but now that marathon training is ramping up, it feels like I need more fuel in the tank.

Got my St. Jude's Hero singlet in the mail yesterday; it's pretty cool. I'll probably wear it for the marathon, maybe over a long sleeved black technical shirt. Call me excited

Thursday - October 16

Bike
  • 20m
  • 5.00 miles
  • 15.00 Mi/hr

spin on the trainer

Strength
  • 15m

Myrtle routine

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Upcoming races

  • St. Judes Memphis Marathon (Run)
    12/6/2014 Memphis, Tennessee

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