I bet that headline totally caught your attention didn’t it. Admit it, you’re secretly hoping you’re going to find out about some weird foot fetish or how I eat an entire box of oreo’s after every run. Let’s start with a fun preview though of the race I’m running this weekend. I’m headed to Virginia… Continue reading Shamrock Anthem Half Marathon Preview! Let’s talk about my dirty little secret
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
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!
Holy crap, how are we already into week 4 of the training program. An entire month of training is under my belt and I’m not quite sure how to feel about it. These last few weeks I have definitely seen some serious gains in my running but I’m still not convinced that it isn’t all… Continue reading Training week 4
I’ve got a new nemesis and its located at the corner of East Richardson and Central Ave in Summerville. I’ll pause while you google it. “But Michelle, there is only a parking garage located there.” EXACTLY. I had my first experience running parking garages this week with Fleet Feet for our training program and my… Continue reading Training week 3
How is it possible that I’m excited for 80 degree weather? I think I have been checking my phone every single day to see what the temperature is going to be, in hopes that I see the number 7 in front. I’m longing for those cool morning long runs that leave me feeling refreshed and… Continue reading Training week 2