Monthly Archive:: February 2014

This was another great week with the Nike Training plan. Like I have said in previous posts. This Lady loves a plan. I have been using the Nike training app on my iphone and the armband while treadmill running. It does read about a half mile longer in distance than the treadmill but I am running more for time anyway. I have found that if I can commit to a solid hour of running that keeps me sane. I did some speed work and that really got my heart pumping! For cross training, I had a great opportunity with my co workers at Swerve fitness. http://www.swervefitness.com/ We had a great time and it was an amazing workout. The facility is very nice and the staff [&hellip

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I have to admit that I love a training plan. It’s just great to have it all laid out in front of you. This week the weather was outrageous so running outside was not an option so it was the treadmill. I even gave up on Soul Cycle because I didn’t want to stay in the city too late with the extended commute. So onto plan B. Plan B has been Team Beachbody. I have been having a great experience with their suite of workout products (P90X) and they are awesome. I have ordered the 21 day challenge and it’s expected this week. I will keep you updated on this on. Run- 17 miles ( average pace 10:30 ) P90X- a ripper X P90X-Stretch Piloxing [&hellip

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Last April, I ran the Nike Women’s Half in Washington DC with team in training. The training was great and I looked forward to a wonderful run around the monuments in Our nations capital. The fund raising was tough, (don’t let anyone tell you different) and on race day I was glad to be part of the thousands of purple shirts that made a difference. Until mile 11. I stepped in and out of a manhole and felt a tear on the outside of my left knee. I should have stopped, but I continued running. That injury took me out of half marathons for a full year. I am now training to run that same race and finish 100 % Here is how this week [&hellip

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