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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 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 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 2 – Quick and Easy Treadmill

Day 2 of Janathon!  I certainly wasn’t going to give up THIS early, so I jumped on the treadmill for a 3 mile run, not a hard pace, around a 9:15/mile.  Watched Haven – episode 1, that show has potential.

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Running on!

I spent yesterday at my Daughter’s School for the WATCH D.O.G.S program, which put off when I could get this out!  After my run with the boy on Saturday, we did not give up on our running already! I am

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I Just realized I have been neglecting my speedwork!

Last night was a procrastinating night.  I knew my rest-days were over, and I had a 3 mile run on the books.  That’s it, only a 3 miler.  Well I kept finding reasons to put it off.  I spent some

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#Juneathon Day Something or Another – The Treadmill and Bowflex

So I had this thought.  Now it was partially born out of the fact that I didn’t have clean running shorts, and my manpri pajama pants were awful comfy, but it was still a thought. If impact levels make a

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Every runner, runs for a reason. It may be health and fitness, it may be that it’s a wonderful stress release, or countless other reasons that are as individual as a snowflake. Yet, regardless of WHY, we will find different

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Starting the Cherry Blossom 10 miler Training Plan

I mentioned a few weeks back that I was fortunate enough to make it through the lottery for the Cherry Blossom 10 miler.  One of the really excellent things about this (in addition to getting to run it,) is the

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