Monthly Archives: February 2012

Back/bicep workout… 3 miles… And calf pain. :(

So I got home from work last night, and headed in to my new “workout area” of the back room.  I did a fairly good back workout, and finished up with the biceps.  (I am thus far keeping with the

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Added lifting in.. Again..

So, I once before stated that “Someone told me that Runners need to do more than just run.”  At the time I started to lift at the YMCA while my kids were doing swim lessons there, but as their drown-proofing

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Road ID Giveaway — WINNER ANNOUNCED!!!

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!!!!!! So, as you know, I held a free giveaway for a ROAD ID.  In case you didn’t know, a ROAD ID is a fantastic identification wristband, for those that lead an active lifestyle.  Should something bad

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Sometimes.. you are running slow when you think you are running fast.. and sometimes you are running fast when you think you are running slow. Sometimes, its the same run.

Man, could I have made that blog posting title any longer?  But it is true – Sometimes you are running slow when you think you are running fast.. and sometimes you are running fast when you think you are running

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Running and Waving..

Yesterday was the day of the friendly runners.  Anyone in upstate NY has realized this is a runners’ dream winter with out consistent 30-50 degree temperatures, and yesterday was no different.  I headed out after work (after going home and

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Time Crunch, so just a quick 3.5!

Well last night, I ran the wrong way.  Seriously. Now one might ask what the wrong way was – I will explain with a story. When I was a kid, I remember hearing the stories of “walking to school in

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The Curvy Roadrunners’ Treadmill workout from hell…

Ok, so I have been saying all along that I need to add speed-work. I have also been saying that I find treadmills to be very, very boring. Storme over at The Curvy Roadrunner was kind enough to give me the

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Ran 5 Miles… In a dashing new blue coat.

After my wonderful day of rest – I headed out last night to do a run between 3 and 5 miles.   Like many runners, this almost always means that the 5 mile mark was the goal! (Well, except after a

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Rest Day!! Some days they can be the hardest…. BUT NOT THIS TIME!!!

Yesterday was a rest day!  After the previous two days my calves were beyond tired and well in to the realm of “sore.”  Ok.. They were into the realm  of “hurts to walk”, even though I used the stick quite

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Eight! I did it, and other useless information about the number!

One of the goals I have been thinking about – is the “8 minute mile” for longer runs.  I remember in highschool running our 5 mile course (from Seton Catholic Central down to the traffic circle and back) and doing

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