//
archives

Training

This category contains 9 posts

Altra Instinct Review coming soon

I know I’ve promised reviews in the past, but I will be putting up a review on the Instincts within the next week. These awesome zero-drop shoes have completely changed everything! Advertisements

Weekly Report: 01/13/13 to 01/19/13

Info: Hours of sleep on weeknights: 5 (wake-up time: 3:30; out running by 6:00) Shoes: Altra Instincts 1.0 Meals a day: 2 Post-run: stretching, very light drill workout (leg swings, pushups, etc) X-training: 20 miles biking (5 mi/wk day) Sun: Rest Mon: 4.2 mi, road, moderate; humid, high 40s Tue: 3.1 mi, road, easy; drizzly, … Continue reading

Weekly Report: 01/06/13 to 01/12/13

Worked out in the gym for the first time in over 7 months this week! Info: Hours of sleep on weeknights: 5 (wake-up time: 3:30; out running by 6:00) Shoes: Altra Instincts 1.0 Meals a day: 2 Post-run: stretching, very light drill workout Sun: Rest Mon: ~3 mi, road, brisk (one of those days you … Continue reading

Weekly Report: 12/30/12 to 01/05/13

Here’s my first weekly report of the year! Info: Hours of sleep on weeknights: 5 (wake-up time: 3:30; out running by 6:00) Shoes: Altra Instincts 1.0 Meals a day: 2 Post-run: stretching, very light drill workout Sun: Rest Mon: 4.8 mi, road and paved trail, brisk Tue: 3.8 mi, road, easy Wed: 4.8 mi, road … Continue reading

Back on Road and Trail

Thankful to have finally recovered from a long-term ankle injury, and grateful for the will and the ability to run. It has just been fantastic getting back to feeling the cold breeze stroke my face while happily putting away the miles. With new shoes and months off the road and trail, I have found myself … Continue reading

Weekly Report: July 3 – July 9

Mostly on the road through Sunday and Monday, so I could not run. On Tuesday, I realized I was going to pay a heavy price for the lakeside run in Chicago — my ankle still wasn’t 100%. After trying to run in my Enduros on Tuesday, I am even more resolved to wait for the … Continue reading