Month: July 2016

Running Thoughts. Man. Running is so much harder with a kid and full time job, in the summer heat/humidity, haha. Who knew?! I’ve been riding the mental struggle bus lately and I need to snap out of it. I’ll be in the middle of a tempo run and question why it’s so damn hard, when I used to be able to push myself in that same situation. Maybe by paces are too aggressive or I’m starting out too fast. I had a great run with Jolene last week and I let her dictate the pace (she’s fast). I didn’t look […]

Everyone loves pictures, so here’s my life happenings lately in pictures! Alter G WHAT!?! Jolene was rehabbing her knee on this bad boy and I was able to give a try. I was like a kid at Christmas and couldn’t stop smiling. I was running at a 5:56 pace here! So fun. So neat. I need one. Kara loves to give open mouth kisses and I enjoy every slobbery one <3I’ve gotten some good (really sweaty) runs in! I’ve also had a few rough ones… but that’s for another post. A) Kara lives in diapers on the weekends B) Her […]

Let’s talk running! I’ve been nailing my workouts. With Jack Daniel’s plan you pick a peak mileage for the training cycle- I’m going with 55. Those miles are broken down into two quality workouts a week and easy runs. Each week he gives you a percentage of peak mileage to hit. So if my two quality workouts equal 22 miles- say a 14m long run and a 8m speed- and my mileage for the week is 90%- 50 miles- I fill in the rest of the week with 28 easy miles. What I like about this is that I can run 7 […]

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