Category: Training

Training for week-ending 2/17/13

Once again, I have ended this week on Sunday 2/17, instead of ending the week on Saturday 2/16 (and starting on Sunday 2/10).  This is my training, so I make the rules.  I’m getting lazy writing up paragraphs so here is training this past week: Monday – Pilates mat class 60 minutes. Tuesday – Track

Training for week-ending 2/10/13

I keep on ending my weeks on a Sunday, but on my training calendar, I count Sunday as the first day of the week.  It is just much easier to quantify my mileage by counting 2 consecutive days, Saturday and Sunday on the same week, making Sunday the last day, so I continued to do

Training for week-ending 2/3/13

For this week, I went to Podium (lap) swim on Wednesday, completing about 1500 yards total.  We timed our 100 yds again this week.  Two weeks ago, my 100 yds were: 2:18, 2:25, 2:30, 2:37.  This past Wednesday, surprisingly, my 100s were as follows:  2:09, 2:18, 2:25, 2:29.  I’m improving, but what I have learned is

Carlsbad Marathon – My 10 year Runniversary – January 27, 2013

Ten years ago, I ran my very first marathon. It was called the San Diego Marathon back in 2003, then renamed to Carlsbad Marathon starting in 2004. It is the same course; it might have been slightly changed, but I seem to recall the course being the same or similar. I still love this place

Training for Week-ending 1/19/13

This morning, I woke up with a heavy feeling all over me.  My whole body hurts; I had been coughing and had the colds.  I was freezing last night even though we had the space heater turned on all night in the room.  I don’t think it is a fever or the flu (although I