I will focus on some equipment needs as you begin your running endeavors. I say “needs” because I feel they are necessary to getting the most out of your training. Why else would you run – if you don’t want to see your progress? You will need: Good shoes for your running style Heart rate […]
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Hey Everyone – I’m going to start posting running information that you might find useful, particularly if you are just starting out. Check back often and read my thoughts. Hopefully you’ll get something out of it and improve on your running goals!
This past week was not so good. I think that my last week Bloomsday course run was a little discouraging. The downhills were stressful on my legs and I sure felt it after last Sunday’s run. Monday’s light 3 miles was okay but I was hurtin’ a little. Tuesday was 4 x 800m which was […]
So this morning I thought it would be a good time to test out the Bloomsday course. There are exactly 4 weeks before Bloomsday 2011. This was the first time I’ve ran the course. Last year, Lisa and I walked it. Let me just say – Wow! It’s one tough course. The down hill sections […]
Last week’s workout was tough. It included 8 1/4 mile hills (actual distance was around 0.2 miles). I chose a hill nearby with a 18% grade. At first, I had a positive attitude but after the 3rd hill repeat, I was just lucky to get up the hill at a slow jog pace (sometimes more […]
This morning I calibrated my footpod using the treadmill. It was very accurate and I hope to see improvement in my runs. Tomorrow is a long run and I’ll run my phone GPS as another method to gauge the real distance. We’ll see how it goes!