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2020 2nd Quarter Fitness Summary + Race News

The second quarter of 2020 turned into a workout dominated one courtesy of track season being cancelled and a stay at home order that didn’t end in my state until early June.  Thanks Covid. I worked out every single day … Continue reading

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Workout Streak Broken

I recently wrote about a workout streak that began courtesy of the Covid-19 pandemic.  I’m now writing to say that it has ended. I worked out everyday from March 28, 2020 through June 5, 2020.  That came out to a … Continue reading

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First Streak

I only recently became aware that “streaking” was a thing among runners.  It had never crossed my mind to run everyday for as many days as possible.  I don’t think I would ever set a running streak as a goal.  … Continue reading

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2020 – 1st Quarter Fitness Summary

While Covid-19 may be disrupting “normal” life one thing hasn’t changed and that’s my passion for fitness.  It’s time to summarize the first 3 months of the year. January featured two winter series races.  The first, the John Rudy 5 … Continue reading

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How I Ran a 24 Second PR

I covered some of this in my last post, but breaking a 5k PR after so many years and by such a significant amount seemed to merit its own post of reflections on just how exactly I achieved that goal. … Continue reading

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My Running Saves vs Splurges

It could be argued that to be a runner one need only lace up a half decent pair of sneakers and go run.  I remember as a high school runner I got a new pair of sneakers each season and … Continue reading

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Dead Butt Syndrome

I’m not sure where or when I first read about dead butt syndrome, but once I discovered it I had a sneaky feeling I had it.  I’m a desk jockey, spending 40 hours a week glued to a computer for … Continue reading

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Pain Free Training

Last week was the first week since my hamstring injury and rehab that I felt as if I actually trained and it was truly pain free.  Not that my hamstring had been really causing much pain, but I would still … Continue reading

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Testing Limits

I’m finding that while dealing with an injury is tough, figuring out if you’re truly healed and how to train post-injury poses its own set of challenges.  My physical therapist had advised that it would be normal to feel some … Continue reading

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Walk, Run, Repeat

Last Monday I visited the sports medicine doctor who I saw years ago when I had knee pain after not experiencing much change in my hamstring from the rehab exercises prescribed by his athletic trainer.  I was reminded why he … Continue reading

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