Wow! I just came across an article about Matt Fitzgerald’s new book, Run, The Mind Body Method of Running by Feel. I cannot wait to get my hands on this book, due out on June 1st. Just that little glimpse of the book via the article pretty much describes me to a “T”. I have been a huge Fitzgerald fan ever since falling in love with his book Performance Nutrition for Runners, available here.
Taper Week #3
Since I skipped my Weekly Wrap Up last week here is a quick summary of how things went in week 3 of my taper. I ran 22.86 miles during the week before the race. Most of the miles were easy or recovery paced with the exception of a speedwork session with 400m repeats and a 5.66 mile MP run on Thursday where I averaged an 8:03 pace and probably should have taken it easy. It didn’t hurt me though so it all worked out. It’s just so darn hard to hold back sometimes.
Weekly Totals (May 10-16):
Runs – 49 miles
Total Time Working Out:
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Okay, guys. Last October I posted an entry entitled Beware: The Ugly Race Photo. Most of you agreed that yes, I take some horrible race pictures. In fact, it’s a running joke in my family that I can’t take any good pictures. I’m just not photogenic. It’s a fact. And so, the one and only photo of me from my recent half marathon is this one: Continue reading