5k Training — W7D7

Stuck on week 7. I’m keeping this on repeat until I can run it with complete confidence. Today my confidence was higher so I’m headed in the right direction. Got through the first 15 minutes without a negative thought in my head and the second 15 was slow but steady. My average times are still […]

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5k Training — W7D6

The 15:00/1:00 interval is still feeling like a struggle to me so I’m sticking with it until it feels like I’ve mastered it. Clearly you can tell what I think about it from my picture. My average mph has gone down by 15 seconds but somehow I still feel sluggish and today was defeating in […]

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Yoga For Runners

I decided to cut back on running every day but include yoga into my weekly routine. This stretching program was great for my legs. Modified a lot due to my stiffness but this will definitely become routine for me the rest of the summer. PS — starting a new workout plan tomorrow!

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5k Training — W7D5

Tried my new shoes this morning. Xero Prio shoes have a wide toe box which means my wide feet can spread out and not cause me to have pain in the ball of my foot. I’ve also been having a little case of plantar fasciitis because I wasn’t taking time off to rest and that […]

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5k Training — W7D4

Just when I think I’ve got this running game figured out my body reminds me that I don’t know better than it. Hovering around 250lbs still is putting a lot more strain on me this time around. This morning I was reminded after my first 15 minutes that I need to take a day off. […]

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5k Training — W7D3

My dogs lazy pose is the perfect representation of how I felt on my run today. I felt super slow for some reason which I hate. Strangely enough my pace was fine when my app announced them. Heavy feet and a few ankle/Achilles tendon pains at the start was discouraging to have to work through. […]

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