You may have noticed on my facebook page numerous check ins at a Physical Therapist or an Ortho Doctor, that would be because I’m dealing with a bum knee. The rough knee happened two weeks before I ran Rock N Roll Savannah but I was able to push through that race and compete at a… Continue reading Running life and a bum knee
Oh Shit I’m running a half marathon this weekend. Monday: 45 minutes of Yoga for Runners. This was a workout dedicated to hip openers and hamstring stretches to get me ready for Saturday. 30 minutes of strength training focusing on legs. Tuesday: 3.8 easy miles. I headed out to test to the knee/IT Band again. Last… Continue reading Weekly Training Recap
Over the course of the summer/fall I participated in Fleet Feet Summerville’s half marathon training program. It’s no surprise to anyone that I love my Fleet Feet, besides their amazing advice they also put on some of the most fun pub runs, free group runs, and host some of the best races in Charleston. Anytime… Continue reading What I learned by joining a training group
Monday: 8 miles total: 1 mile warm up- 5 miles half marathon pace with some progression- 2 mile cool down. Before I left for this run I had told myself that I would aim for 7:45 pace during my Tempo miles, which is slower than my goal Half marathon pace. Right now I don’t know… Continue reading Training recap!
Running & Recovery: Treating our muscles right is such a key factor when it comes to achieving our goals. When it comes to running, it’s not only about the miles that you put in but about what you do before, after, and on your rest days. It’s important to do dynamic stretching before a run… Continue reading A few of my favorite things! Recovery edition
Monday: A date with my foam roller occurred on Monday. Ramping up my weekly mileage and running 4 days in a row are both new for me which means my legs are adjusting. I’m taking the mileage increase slow which should help to ward off injuries but I also have to listen to my body.… Continue reading Training recap week 6
Dear Charleston, chill out yo. No seriously, it’s time to cool off. I have read numerous blog posts from my other runner friends here in Charleston and we all agree that we are over this heat and humidity. All of us have been sludging through the summer months to see what kind of gains we… Continue reading Training recap for week 5!