Category Archives: Yoga

2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon Training Update (Week 16 of 16)

The final week of my taper went okay, but not great.  The excitement I used to have going into a marathon just doesn’t seem to be there anymore.  As a result, my motivation and focus has waned.  I plan to … Continue reading

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2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon Training Update (Week 15 of 16)

The marathon is next Sunday and I’m feeling confident that I’ve put myself in a position to PR.  Although not a perfect training cycle, it was pretty good.  I was consistent all around for the most part and avoided any … Continue reading

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2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon Training Update (Week 14 of 16)

Only two weeks to go before the marathon.  This has been a good training cycle and feel pretty good going into the race.  Earlier in the week I was having some knee problems, so had to scrap my interval run … Continue reading

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2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon Training Update (Week 13 of 16)

So-so week of training this week.  Legs were fatigued from the half marathon last week, so my runs were slower than planned.  But the hard training is pretty much over, now it is is just three weeks of a gradual … Continue reading

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2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon Training Update (Week 12 of 16)

Knocked out another solid week of training this week.  This week I was a little more disciplined all around (e.g., better sleep and diet) and as a result I feel I’m getting close to my peak conditioning.  Hopefully, I can … Continue reading

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2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon Training Update (Week 11 of 16)

Another productive week of training.  Relative to my last training cycle, I’m continuing to run slightly better, although I think I could be running even better if I did a better job with my sleep, diet and weight.  Only two … Continue reading

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2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon Training Update (Week 10 of 16)

Completed a solid week of training all around.  Feel that my running is starting to improve again and I’m getting close to where I need to be with 6 weeks to go before the marathon.  The next three weeks will … Continue reading

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2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon Training Update (Week 9 of 16)

It was a good week of training, although far from perfect. The speed is gradually coming back into my legs, but I still feel a little off. This has been an odd training cycle, where the first few weeks I … Continue reading

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2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon Training Update (Week 8 of 16)

I am halfway through my training cycle.  The first four weeks started out very well, but the last four weeks have been a bit of a struggle.  The last four weeks haven’t been bad, but not everything is holistically coming … Continue reading

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2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon Training Update (Week 7 of 16)

This was a strange week of training.  Although I got all my training in, the week felt rushed and full of tension – but I was also feeling a bit lethargic at the same time.  I think a lot of … Continue reading

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