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Clamshells & Gossip Girl

Last week, by the numbers: clamshells: 1400 donkey kicks: 700 bridge marches: 420 knee-to-chest single-leg bridges: 504 standing hip extensions: 420 “chair of death” squats: 240 single leg balances: at least 2-4 per day, per side miles ran/walked: 22.5 miles

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Posted in Injuries, Training

Marine Corps Marathon Week 9

9 weeks complete, 9 more to go. Sing it with me now, “WOAH, we’re halfway there…” I’m not ashamed to say that “Livin’ On A Prayer” is one of my favorite songs ever. Now, on to what went down this

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Posted in MCM, Trail running, Training

Marine Corps Marathon Week 8

Another 40+ mile week in the books! I’m happy to report that this week felt easier than last week. I guess my body is adjusting to the mileage. 🙂 The only downside to this week was the weather — the

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Marine Corps Marathon Week 7

I made it – 40 miles completed for the week!! None of my runs were very inspired or fast, but the important thing is that I got them done. Here’s how it all went down (“planned” workout in green/“actual” in

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Weekly training recap: CIM Week 15

T minus 2 weeks to CIM! Mon: Rest. Tues: Medium effort, fartlek-ish run around Lake Merritt. Skipped my usual pre-run banana and ate 1 Clif Blok instead — worked like a charm for my GI issues. Stats: 6.1 miles @

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Weekly training recap: CIM Week 14

Before I start the recap, here’s a photo from last week’s Lake Chabot half marathon: Mon: Rest. Tues: The Gypsy Runner convinced me to rest instead of going for my usual Tuesday morning run. By the afternoon, however, my soreness

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Posted in CIM, Training
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