What a fun and challenging week to put in the books. My legs are definitely still feeling it this morning. You will notice that I took more rest days but ran more quality runs this week. Just a picture of part of our Fleet Feet group having fun on the trail this weekend! Monday - … Continue reading BSIM Training Week 9
I recently had the opportunity to try out the latest product from nuun - nuun vitamins - and I am hooked! Hydration is very important to me, mostly because I hate the feeling of dehydration and the dizziness that comes along with it. Although I still prefer water as my drink of choice, I realize … Continue reading nuun vitamins
Last week was definitely a building week for my training. The miles became longer but my effort was easier. Monday - Fartlek (4 min, 3 min, 2 min, 1 min) - 8.1 miles! A system of training for distance runners in which the terrain and pace are continually varied to eliminate boredom and enhance psychological aspects of … Continue reading BSIM Training Week 8
Okay, I may have some exciting news if you happen to be looking for something extra to do on March 5, 2017! What: San Jose 408k Race to the Row When: March 5, 2017 Where: San Jose, CA or ANYWHERE! (Yes, that is correct. There is a remote option so you can run this anywhere! I … Continue reading Race Discount Alert!
Oops, a little late this week! Ironically, this week's focus has been on journaling my runs and really paying attention to effort. If you are not already keeping a journal of your training, I highly recommend it. It is also really fun to see your progress! Monday - Speed workout with FleetFeet, 5x1000s which came … Continue reading BSIM Training Week 7
Another tough week in the books! While last week challenged me with weather, this week challenged me with being sick. This week I received an important reminder from a friend who sent me this awesome piece from Momentum Jewelry that says, "just breathe". As runners, we often get caught up in our training when we … Continue reading BSIM Training Week 6
Sick days mean the worst days EVER. Most of us runners have been there. You're sick but you could definitely push through your run. If you could do it, then why shouldn't you? I struggle with this every time I get sick, like today for example. Part of this is because I grew up playing sports and you're … Continue reading What Do Sick Days Mean For Runners
I am really excited to announce that I was accepted into Team nuun for 2017! For those of you who are not yet familiar with the brand, nuun specializes in healthy hydration in not only your sport, but your daily life. Nuun looks to "replenish both active people and our planet and believe in clean product, clean … Continue reading Joining the 2017 Team nuun!
WOW, another solid week in the books. I wish that I got more miles in this week but I decided to play it safe.. after all, I do have over 100 days to go. This week dealed with leftover ice/snow and running with the Fleet Feet training program! Monday - Did a little bit of … Continue reading BSIM Training Week 5
This week was a tough one. With traveling, severe weather conditions and my health on the verge of sickness, I needed to make myself take a break. Monday - Traveling back to North Carolina from California. Tuesday - Rest Wednesday - Rest Thursday - 6 miles Friday - 4 miles Saturday - 1.5 miles in … Continue reading BSIM Training Week 4