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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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The 5-4-3-2-1 workout!

Are you training for a Marathon?  Well if you answered yes, then this workout is for you.  Around 6 weeks from your race on a long run (20 + miles) do the following. 2 warm up miles 5 miles @ MP … Continue reading

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Marathon Carbohydrate Loading

Ok, so you have a Marathon coming up.  You have trained for the past 14-18 weeks, put in the long runs, and now it is time to race. Everyone knows to “carbo-load” right?  So the night before a race you’re … Continue reading

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The Boston Marathon 2014

It has been over two months since The Boston Marathon April 21st.   Why it is taking me so long to write this post.  Well it could be because last year was my first time running of the Boston Marathon and … Continue reading

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Speed work – Are you doing it wrong?

Everyone wants to run like Meb Keflezighi (ok maybe just me).  I know deep down I will never be that fast.  The fact is, I am not competing with Meb, I am competing with myself.  Every race I run, I want … Continue reading

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Speed work: The key to running faster!

How do you run fast?  The answer is very easy: Run faster. But seriously, if you want to run faster, then you need to do speed work. Speed work, AKA intervals, track repeats, or fartleks, as I have mentioned in … 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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