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Why Are Rest Days Important?

In the midst of working out regularly now at the gym, with bootcamp three days a week, and trying to run on the weekend, the importance of rest days has taken on a whole new meaning.  Just like in training for a race, rest days are important for many reasons. Your body needs time to recover. Working out too often, …

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Week 13 Half Marathon Training

Last full week of training is done. One week from today, I will be running the Women’s Half Marathon in St. Pete, my sixth half marathon. I might be more excited about this one than any of the others and I can only assume it’s because I’ve been training my butt off for this one. After last week’s 12 mile …

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Week 12 Half Marathon Training

Two weeks from today is the Women’s Half Marathon in St. Pete! I’m very excited. There have been so many races the last few weeks and my Facebook and Twitter feed are full of people getting medals. I am so ready to earn my next medal! Week 12 went well. I was right on track and did my weekday runs …

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Week 11 Half Marathon Training

Good morning! I am not sure about where you’re at, but here in Florida, it is the perfect morning. A beautiful 60 degrees and low humidity made for a perfect run this morning to finish off week 11 of my half marathon training. This week was another screwy one for my schedule and I ran a day behind on my …

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Week 10 Half Marathon Training

Week 10 is done! This was a really nice one, thanks to some cooler, less humid weather that moved in mid-week. I definitely run better in cooler weather. When it’s hot and humid, it is just harder to breathe. When it’s cooler, I love breathing in the cool air – it’s very refreshing. Week 10 had two 3 mile runs …

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