Monthly Archives: March 2011

Nutrition

The good news is after taking a couple days off, my hip seems a lot better although I’m still experiencing the same hip flexor tightness. I’m hoping my PT exercises will take care of that in time. I need to … Continue reading

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Re-injury

My least favorite word in injured. My second least favorite word is re-injured. I’ve been having hip flexor tightness for about a week. I ran a fast track workout on Thursday that felt okay as long as I was running … Continue reading

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Recap

I’ve been as busy as all get out the last week or so. I’m packing to move apartments and between that and everything else there hasn’t been time to put my thoughts into words. I had a good week last … Continue reading

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The Runners High

The runners high is real. My experience is that it doesn’t come during the run, but afterwards. I had a crappy run tonight. I felt tight and my sore ribs are still making it difficult to breathe but the last … Continue reading

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Knowing When To Take a Rest Day

I was supposed to run 15 miles today. I didn’t. It’s not because I raced yesterday, it’s because I went out with a bunch of co-workers and played Broomball for two hours. Broomball is a game held at an ice … Continue reading

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A Solid 10k

I ran the St. Patrick’s Day 10k this morning in Mission Bay. It’s a flat and fast course that I ran last year in 34:34, good for 8th place. I wasn’t in that kind of shape today, but I was … Continue reading

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The Difficulty with Time

Remember that song that says time is on my side? It’s lying. It’s not. Especially when it comes to running. The most difficult part of training for me is squeezing in the runs without socially ostracizing myself. Friend: Hey, what … Continue reading

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