30 weeks of Marathon training.

just a spot to write about the next 30 weeks….of running.

Tag Archives: Speed Work

Yassos

I have not been very faithful about posting for a bit now.  I have been entirely full up of “life”  on time, which I think is a great thing.  I’m frankly amazed at myself that since the end of August and beginning of September, I’ve managed to go to Nigeria, interview for a new job …

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Speed work revisited.

I was a little surprised to see speed work suddenly show up on my plan. Now… It was not like my typical 800 meter repeats.  It was just some 400’s  but I recognized it as speed work just the same. I think when done correctly 400’s can be tough…but for me the 800 is always …

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Speedy Friday

So rolled out of bed on Friday feeling really really concerned about the track workout. I have had a mental issue with the track workout since March. I was so freaked out by it last week that when it showed up on the plan, I took it to the treadmill. The TM workout went well, …

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Friday Speed work and “furlough” day

So this morning, I did my Speed work in a cheating way. I did it on the Treadmill. I really started to hate speed work during my last Marathon training.  I really really struggled with the Yasso 800’s.  I think, truthfully, my fatigue showed up more in the Yasso workouts.  They are tough ones. The …

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Speedwork Fail, win fail…

My coach has designated Fridays a heavy speed work out day. I do mean Intense and HEAVY. First week I had 7 miles of 2 mile repeats,  Last week, it was 8.  This week 9. I did the 7 and 8in the weeks past.  Neither one ws executed very well, but I got loaded up …

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Marathon Training Day 39

What a Bizarre Day. The schedule said swim or spin 1 hour 20 minutes and do some weights. I was totally down with that. In the morning though, I was down with getting a bit more sleep. Yesterday I was the guest speaker at a collaborative meeting for Infection prevention in downtown Orlando, so I …

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Marathon Training Day 33

New Speed workout today.  My Coach said he took it from Jack Daniels.  Not the liquor.  The running coach. It’s not a workout I had heard of before, and if you go on most popular running websites, it seems a lot of people scoff at it.  I found that there are a lot of lessons …

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Marathon training Day 26

Whoo Hooo I rocked the Heck out of my 800’s this morning. Best Part of the day!  Here’s a photo I took at the end of the workout as the sun was rising. We decided to meet at 6 am to do the workouts.  I was skeptical that I could complete in one hour so …

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MTD 6

ooph. Today was a day full of craziness at work.  I feel really good about work lately.  My only problem has been having to deal with a very irate surgeon and wanting him to you know, follow Hospital policy. Lucky me, I got support from Admin on it.  🙂 So today was a Miserable Loathsome …

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Learning, learning and a rant maybe about medals.

Wow.  I feel like I lived about a year in learning in one week this past week. I got home at 2 am on Monday morning.  En Route to Orlando, I had gotten an email from Skeletor tell me Monday and Tuesdays workout.  I had counted on Monday being kind of light, given that I …

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