tempo run

I Spanked That Run!

WORKOUT Wednesday: 2E + (3 x 3m @ 6:50 pace w/ .5m recovery) + 2E on treadmill Recap below. Thursday: 6 miles @ 8:28 pace on treadmill/ Body Pump My glute was a tiny bit sore, but once I got going, I was good to go. BP was pumpalicious. I didn’t do the squats or lunges, though… gotta preserve my legs 🙂 ****** OK. I know I’ve been saying it a lot lately, but I am so stoked about my treadmill speed workouts. I have been nailing them and am so excited. I know they will be much harder outside, […]

A Day in the Life

WORKOUT Tuesday: 6 miles @ 8:26 pace on treadmill/ Pilates Pilates was, really good. Mary Anne (my fave instructor) mixed things up a bit this class and I thoroughly enjoyed it. My run was blah. My legs were still a bit sore from Sunday’s LR. Wednesday: This was a tough one. ****** I decided to join my SPA (Sweat Pink Ambassador) sisters for a blog link up held by Jill and Angela. So here ya go, a day in the life of me 🙂 This actually isn’t a typical day, but it IS a typical Wednesday. Now that I’m back into […]

Speed Work is back in my life!

WORKOUT 2.5m easy + (4 X 1m @ tempo pace w/.25m rest) + 4.5m easy= 12m total on trail Tempo Paces- 6:53, 6:55, 6:54, 6:55= avg 6:54 Yay for my first actual speed workout in about 4 months!!! ****** I have been waiting for this day since January 1st, when I had to stop running because of my knee, which you can read about HERE. I took 2 full months off any exercise to heal my knee (which didn’t help much) then slowly started increasing my mileage to semi-prepare for the Boston Marathon. I didn’t do any speed work OR […]

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