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New Shoes! New Shoes!

Yesterday’s workout was the cardio recovery Insanity DVD.  As the name suggests it is a “recovery” day, so the workout was a bit different.  Instead of a fast paced high intensity workout, the pace is slower with controlled movements.  Apparently

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End of last week and week end in review!

So this has been a wonderful weekend (yes, I know it’s now Tuesday.. I’ve been busy!!!)  As I mentioned in my last posting – my brother-in-law was in town up until friday morning.  Ignoring their very existence, I started thursday with a

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Running in the cold, and trying some of the POSE philosophy.

So with this weekend being a chilly 27 degrees, I thought this would be a good opportunity to figure out “how to dress” for the cold weather.  I did a quick google to find some charts on what people recommended,

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Listening to my body, even when it seems lazy.

Two miles on the Dread-mill last night. This allowed me to appreciate one aspect of “starting over” — a 2 mile run on a treadmill is easy to deal with. 20 minutes comes and goes fairly quickly, especially when compared

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On the road again… I just can’t wait to get on the road again…

So, on my before-last post – I was talking about doing the couch to 5k.. And here is what I discovered. I can’t do it. It was BOOOOORRRRRIIIIIIIIINNNNNNNGGGGGGGG!!!!!!!!  And exceedingly aggravating.  Now Mind you, I’m not saying it isn’t a

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I got to see my skeleton today.. Did YOU do anything that exciting?

So, today I had a bone scan done – it was a pretty cool experience.  I had to go in at 8:30 am, and they gave me a shot of radioactive material (my son is going to be so jealous.) 

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Five Miles in the Evening!

Now that the kids’ are back at school for the year – I can run in the evening before picking them up on those rare nights when I get out of work on time.  Fortunately for me, last night was

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Cursed!! CURSED I TELL YOU!!!!!!

So.. I am really starting to wonder if there is a hex on me.  Friday my calf was feeling well, so I figured a nice slow 1 or 2 miles on the treadmill could be perfect to see how it

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New “Work” Shoes!

YAY!!!! A new pair of shoes for work!! So this is a running blog right? You must be asking yourself – why is this idiot posting about his work shoes?  Well, let me answer this brilliant question you have!  My

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Downers (Now I am referring to hills)

About a month ago, I pulled my left calf muscle while doing a long hill run.  I hit the top of the mile or so long hill, looked around to enjoy the scenery and headed back down.  As I started

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