February was a great month in terms of building consistency. Other than missing the 1st workout of the month I was able to follow my training plan exactly.
Swim = Blue Bike = Brown Run = Red Orange = Lift Green = REST
My Monthly workouts for Feb in review are below:
So I am in my ninth week of training for the Marine Corps Marathon. I just hopped on the scale and was pleasantly surprised to see that I have dropped nearly 10 pounds!! Woohoo! I have had little to no changes in diet so far.
I started out at 188 LBS on week 1. [...]
At some point in every runners life you will experience what can only be described as a Bonk! This is simply “a condition in endurance sports where depletion of glycogen stores in the liver and muscles results in sudden and severe fatigue.” So this begs the question; “How to avoid bonking” or “What should I [...]
If you’re like most people, you find it hard to find time to train during the week, with the demands from work, life, family, etc. Once you have committed to running a marathon, you need to tell people about it. This puts you on the hook to make sure you have some accountability and support [...]
My wife and I decided to sign up for the Marine Corps Marathon on October 25th. I have done a couple of these in the past, but it has been 7 years or so since my last marathon. It feels really good to be getting in shape again. My long run was 10 miles yesterday, [...]