July 26 – Still hot and still humid but I needed to get a long run in so I packed up my gear and went to the trails. I tried a few different things on this run: new shoes and new fuels. First the shoes. Brand new fresh out of the box Altra Olympus. I’ve… Continue reading A Long Run
July 25 – It. Was. Hot. So hot. In the interest of avoiding overtraining and dehydrating, it was just a short 10 km run around my local dirt roads. Needless to say the run slow since the air was so thick you could actually feel it wrapping around you. As I was walking home my… Continue reading Sometimes the Drama is After the Run
July 18 – 24, 2016 Sometimes working shifts is great for training. And other times it’s not. Like this week. Usually when I’m working days, I can get in a short workout over my lunch and then a longer one after work as I wait for traffic to die down. Well this week I had overtime… Continue reading Well This Week Was a Write Off
July 14, 2016 With my legs still screaming, I decided to make today a cross-training day. The heat and humidity were still oppressive even with all of the windows open in my workout room. After 30 minutes on the elliptical, I was soaked and there were sweat drops on the floor all around me. Then… Continue reading Plans Thwarted (July 14-17)
July 13, 2016 I lay in bed and for some reason I was awake before dawn. Very strange. I felt a slight tightness in my legs but everything seemed to be OK. Until I stood up. My quads were tighter than a drum and I hobbled my way out of the bedroom. I poked my… Continue reading The Thighs are Angry
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