A friend of mine who writes for Fit Foodie Runs introduced me to the concept of a LinkyParty. She has been blogging for years and is my go to person when it comes to figuring out the in’s and out’s of blogging. Over the past few months, I have followed and read some pretty amazing blogs and I do try to share them from time to time…also tried to “re-blog” once, but I don’t know if that worked the way I thought it would. In talking with Fit Foodie Runs, I think perhaps a #LinkyParty is the way to go so share some of my favorite posts that I read this week and a great way to share YOUR posts with others. Continue reading
As I sit here with a heating pad on my back, I’m now realizing that no matter how tired I was on Sunday, I should’ve went out for a recovery run. After speaking with my personal trainer/coach, apparently, Saturday’s long run took a harder toll on my body than I thought. And being sedentary on Sunday allowed for my muscles, in particular my back, to stiffen up. Because of this, I will now have to skip tonight’s track workout (partner 800s) and tomorrow’s personal training session. Continue reading
I always like to take a look back at races or long runs to reflect on what I can improve on next time. While I really enjoyed the Charles Street 12, there were definitely some lessons learned.
- If you are going to wear your Garmin during the race, turn it on.
- It’s okay to run with a friend who is at a different pace, but once your body starts to reject that pace, listen to your body. Your friend will understand because they get it…they run too.
- Always be sure to warm up before and stretch afterwards.
- Know the warning signs of dehydration, which was the most important lesson learned of the day.
So, let’s talk about dehydration and how to stay hydrated. Continue reading
I know I’ve been neglecting you for a very long time, but please don’t think I don’t love you. I miss you so much and I’m doing my best to spend more time with you every night. I know you are so good for me, all of me, but life gets in the way. I promise that I’ll keep trying to give you more of my time. Please don’t give up on me.
With all my mind, body, and soul,
Sandy Continue reading