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Apparently Weds. is a popular night at the gym!

Who woulda thunk it?  Last night, after making the family dinner – I headed to the gym to get my work out on. Normally evenings are a wee bit more populated at the gym, although it has been declining as

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#Janathon Day 9 – LA Fitness treadmill

Sadly, today WAS warm enough to run outside. At 4 o’clock it was 38 degrees.  Unfortunately,  I don’t  get out of work until 5:30, followed by a drive  to the supermarket, drive to choir (eatting the dinner I bought at

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#Janathon Day 8 – the treadmill

So… 9 degrees in Maryland… You know what that means, right? Treadmill at the gym!

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#Janathon Day 7 – Curvy Roadrunners’ Treadmill workout from hell.

Day 7!!!! As you can see from my wonderful image to the left, it was cold out today when I went to work out (though, this was actually taken AFTER I worked out.) These are the sort of temperatures I

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#Janathon Day 6 – Personal Training. (I promise to run a mile later today)

So, Janathon Day 6 – a rest day for my legs!   it also happens to be Tuesday Morning, which is the personal training day for my wife and I!  I had not doubt today would be interesting as we had

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Traveling to other Gyms. Review of LA Fitness in Towson (435 York Road Suite 300, Towson, MD)

So my son had an extra practice this week, which meant Gym time!!! I decided to go try one of Baltimore’s other offerings.  First off this place was a royal pain in the butt to find.  It’s not that the

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Traveling to other Gyms. Review of LA Fitness in White Marsh (8221 Town Center Drive, Nottingham MD)

On Monday night my son had his usual Chorus practice.  In the spring, this means a nice run outside in Baltimore, sometimes through sketchy neighborhoods where people wonder what I am running from.   In the Winter/Fall, I’m not brave enough

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#Janathon Day 7 – How can you get faster, without running faster?

Day 7… Legs are still tired, but I told them to suck it up.  Last year, while training for the Marine Corps Marathon, I did almost no speed work.  I was so busy adding miles, that to do so seemed

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#Janathon Day 5 – rest day and discussions on watching food.

Not a whole lot to say today, a slow mile running.  It had a nice 1/2 mile walk before and after to make sure I burned the calories I ate today.. The day at home was mellow – my wife

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#Janathon Day 3 – Snow Day?

So it wasn’t ACTUALLY a snow-day in the sense that my kids think of them.  I still have to go to work today, just two hours late!  As I knew there was a couple of inches of snow on the

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