Monthly Archives: December 2011

Peak Week + Injury + Bumble Bee Foods 5k

I had intended to have a couple big weeks during the Christmas break since I had a week off from work and an easy week before Christmas. But due to all of these niggling injuries I haven’t been able to … Continue reading

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Lactate Clearance Workout

Tonight I went back to a workout I read about in April this year. It’s called a lactate clearance workout. The idea is to run fast enough to build lactate in the bloodstream and then slow down just enough to … Continue reading

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3 Weeks Out

I’m three weeks out from my goal race, the Houston Half Marathon on January 15th. My training has been going well, I’ve made a big mileage push the last few weeks sticking around 70 miles. My workouts have gone well, … Continue reading

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Every Little Niggle

I’ve been battling the niggles a little bit. Some more serious than others. I’ve had some knee pain for the last few weeks. I noticed my knee stopped cracking and when a joint isn’t cracking, I know it’s a bad … Continue reading

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The Down Week

I decided that after feeling fatigued for a few weeks, I should take a down week and skip my workouts. Instead I’d make this week more of a base week. The bright side is that I upped my mileage a … Continue reading

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Weekly 11/28-12/4

Last week went fairly well. I was hoping to get up to 70 miles, but with going to December Nights on Friday, there was just no time to squeeze in a run. I think I’m dealing with a little bit … Continue reading

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