I decided this week to go for something that I have thought about for quite a while…. some professional help. Professional running help that is – there’s no fixing the rest of me ;). I have been running for a good number of years – and most of them with pretty poor mechanics, which are … More Professional Help
Ups and downs can always be expected when training for any kind of event… some days (weeks?) are just not going to feel that great. And while it is never fun to be stuck in one of those days (…or weeks), it is important to maintain perspective and keep moving forward. One of my biggest … More Week -10…..Balancing Act
Things have been going very well! The combination of physical therapy, strength training, stretching, and easing back into running seems to be working. Which means….. it’s time to get it in gear if I really hope to make it through the 100 in July. My training has picked up, but nowhere near where it needs … More Week in Review: Week -11
The good times have continued! Not only did I start the Tough Mudder at Mount Snow in Vermont on Saturday, but I was able to finish the whole thing (minus one obstacle….. running up a half-pipe ramp and catapulting to the top on this knee was just not wise, and was not going to happen). … More Tough Mudder!
After a setback that wiped out a month of training, I am very happy to say that things seem to be getting back on track. The past few weeks have been full of limping, stretching, icing, heating, walking, biking, (a teeeeeeny bit of whining), physical therapy, and now….. running! After a few failed attempts to … More 11 weeks, 2 days……