Back to the Core

My training must be paying off. When I woke up this morning my body was not as sore as I expected after running 16 miles yesterday. Of course I had some stiffness and my quads and hamstrings felt it, especially walking up stairs. But it was not any where as bad as what I haveContinue reading “Back to the Core”

An Endorphin Filled Day

Today was bookended by two really good workouts. This morning I went to spin class for an endurance workout that pushed close to my anaerobic threshold, but not quite. The workout is probably as close to road riding as it gets, I finished feeling that I really did put the miles in. My focus isContinue reading “An Endorphin Filled Day”

Working on the Kinks

After completing a full week of my new training schedule I am beginning to settle in to it. This morning I was up and at the gym in time for the 6:00 AM spin class. My legs felt fine after running 16 miles yesterday. I only noticed once when I got out of the saddleContinue reading “Working on the Kinks”

Beautiful Day

As I have written before, autumn in my favorite season and mid-October is my favorite part of the season. It is cool enough to feel the crispness of the air, yet warm enough I don’t have to bundle up to run outside. The leaves are approaching their peak colors and the late afternoon sun isContinue reading “Beautiful Day”

Endings and Beginnings

Still riding high on such a great experience yesterday, this morning I was up by 7:30 AM to get to the pool and swim. My legs are sore today, a sign I gave all I had in the race yesterday. But my legs were not sore enough to keep me from swimming. I really haven’tContinue reading “Endings and Beginnings”