Category Archives: Injury

How I trained for the Boston Marathon 2016

2016 was my 4th Boston Marathon.  My first in 2013 lived up to all the hype and, I think, was still the best race I have run.  My time in 2013 was 3:19:55, with a negative split (very hard to … Continue reading

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Deep-Tissue Massage Works Wonders

I first started getting deep tissue massages last year. I was training for my BQ race and I wanted to do everything I could to make sure all my training and planning for this one race went perfect.  Well, if … Continue reading

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How to prepare (Mentally) for the big race

So you have a race coming up.  You did the training, maybe you missed a day or two, but for the most part you followed the plan and now your a week away from the race.  You started tapering back the miles. … Continue reading

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Take it Easy, part 2

Ok, today my training plan said to run 10 miles easy pace.  Let me back up a little first.  I am training for my 4th marathon and I plan to qualify for Boston on this Marathon.  I am in my … Continue reading

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Deep Tissue Massage

I recently finished my 3rd deep tissue massage session.   I got my first one 4 days before I ran a half marathon.  Although I didn’t PR on the half (manly because the race conditions were hot and humid) I do … Continue reading

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Running in the Heat

I live in Texas, so when I say running in the heat, I really mean running when it is so hot just going from your car to your house makes you sweat. Actually this year it has not been that … Continue reading

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