Tag Archives: Training

And We’re Off!

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And we’re off! Well not just yet but later this afternoon we will be on our way to Springfield so that I can run my first half marathon! To say I’m excited is an understatement. To say I’m nervous is an even bigger understatement. But hopefully the combination of the two will lead to a great adrenaline rush to push… Read more »

Fitness Friday

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One of the hardest things for me, despite understanding it’s importance, is staying on top of my stretching and flexibility training.  I’ll tell myself that I’m going to stretch after my workout but then I’m either running late, forget, feel “too tired” or some other excuse and it doesn’t happen.  I also tell myself I’ll foam roll or stretch while… Read more »

Winter Training Tips

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When I picked my first 1/2 marathon, I thought I was thinking it through.  I made sure to allow enough time for training; I didn’t pick the middle of summer so to try and avoid extreme heat; I didn’t pick too early in the year so that I’d train all winter…uhh.  About that last one – I guess I could… Read more »

Good news! Fitness Friday!

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Good news! I finally got around to fixing my social media buttons on my sidebar!! So if you’ve been trying to be my friend, follow me, like me or stay connected, you no longer have to go on the hunt. They work! With that, won’t you be my neighbor friend? 😉   Good news! It’s FRIDAY!   I’m sure I’m… Read more »

Fitness Friday / Oh where, Oh where?

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  Oh where, oh where Has the yoga gone? Oh where, oh where can it be? With the practice cut short And the poses held long Oh where, oh where can it be? Yep, there’s still hardly any yoga in my life. And I promise I’m still working to fix that, despite how it seems. The thing is, I have… Read more »

A New Training Plan

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I’m trying to get back into running.  Not that I ever really stopped but I haven’t been quite as consistent with my running and I would like to work at increasing my distance once again. I had a goal to run a 5k race this summer.  With money being tight and with a move on the horizon, I decided that… Read more »