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Day 5 Week 2 - An Off Day?

Rest day, and a much appreciate break from the daily running.

My heels have been a bit tender due to the increased mileage of the marathon training. 85 more words


I'm back!

Today, for the first time in months, I feel like I’m truly back in the swing of things. I’m nearly through my first regular week of training, and on this rest day, I’m feeling the itch. 268 more words


Reflections on Marathon Training (Day 82 of 83 - Rest Day Post -The Taper and the Plan for Sunday)

It is my final rest day in my marathon training program and I have just one more day of training ahead of me. I am so dang excited to toe the line on Sunday I cannot stand it. 1,178 more words

One Hell of an Amen

“My heart’s right and I believe we all hit our knees.”-Brantley Gilbert

TGIF loves. This week, all though it was short, was absolutely brutal. But it’s over and my bags are packed to head back to cow country for a little southern comfort this weekend. 162 more words


What do vegans eat?

You may be wondering what vegans eat if they don’t live on meat and dairy. You may also be wondering what vegan athletes eat to enhance performance. 63 more words

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Hip opener/ hip stretch for runners, especially women

It is not uncommon for runners, especially long distance runners to have tight hamstrings, and stiff lower back and hips. It’s vital, especially for women who tend to have wider hips and take great impact on hips and illiotibial band from running, to keep hips open, stretched, and for hip joints to move fluidly. 66 more words

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