I finished week 6 of Philly Marathon training! Recap – 22 miles doneMon- an hour of elliptical and weights Tues- 6 miles of FUN…just kidding since it was 6 miles of speedwork: 10 minute warm-up, 10 minutes at marathon pace, 10 mins of half pace, 6 mins of half pace, 6 mins of 10k pace, … More Race envy is a real thing
A week ago I decided to at least keep track of what I ate through MyFitnessPal. Surprisingly I had survived and did it for the full week. I’ve had the app on my iPhone for a year and half and have never kept track for more than a day or two at a time. So … More It’s only week 6?
The rest of week 5 of Philadelphia Marathon training looked like this: Fri – restSat – 14 miles with the training groupSun – 1 mile & 45 minutes of SoulCycle Food for the week – Trader Joe’s pancake mix but threw in bananas, protein powder & blueberries Saturday’s 14 miles included lots of random loops … More Battling Brooklyn’s 14 miles
Bad habit #1 – nutritionEx-bad habit – following through with races & workouts – and yes, I say ex because for the most part it’s broken. Source So far – week 5 of marathon training has looked like this: Mon – cardio sculpt classTues – 5 mile run (marathon pace first half then half-marathon pace … More Older but not wiser – bad habits die hard
Week 4 of marathon training is over! Oddly enough I’ve been exhausted this week: Monday-restTuesday – unscheduled restWednesday – weights & treadmillThursday – 15 minutes on the treadmill & 45 min kettleball classFriday – restSaturday – 10 milesSunday – 5miles It’s feels so far away! After work on Monday and Friday, I just fell asleep … More Fatigue and spam fries
Week 3 of marathon training! Two things I learned this week: 1) ripping the skin off after popping a blister is a bad idea and 2) juggling life and marathon training is a challenge Despite all my planning and “can-do” attitude, I failed at getting my speed workout in and ended up taking 1 unscheduled … More All the sexy things: blister popping & stress eating