Wow what a summer. Ive been so busy running around I barely noticed the time pass! I never made it to my Spartan Race, but I powered through the Rock and Roll Half Marathon on very little training. Right now Im working with a tiny e-RunClub to get ready for the Hot Chocolate 15k. Lifting… Continue reading What do you mean the year is almost over?
Last night I went out with the Lincoln Park Run Club again. I ambled around the back with two other slower runners and let the rest of the group run ahead. Not very fast, but we were moving along. But my heart looks like it was pushing itself. Chatting and laughing while running will do… Continue reading Training Tuesday Recap
Running: Hustle up the Hancock: February 26, 2017 Hosted by the Respiratory Health Association, Hustle up the Hancock is a race up 94 flights of stairs to raise funds for research programs. Training: Stair Running at work all winter. Rock and Roll Half Marathon: July 16, 2017 Hosted by Humana in Chicago, this will be… Continue reading What I’m Training For : 2017 Update
Time for my weekly update! I really try to make it a habit to post Friday Updates, not only to brag about all the hard work I did, but also so I take a minute to go over my week and think about how its gone. With a 9-5 job and a pretty regular schedule… Continue reading Friday Update 9/23/17
TGIF! Being back in my routine after Vacation feels so good. Last weekend I did a bunch of meal prep to prepare, and I’ve been killing it in my workouts. And by ‘it’ I mean my knees.. Oops. Lets have a quick look back.. Saturday/Sunday: Meal Prep Days! This time I did stuffed peppers, tacos,… Continue reading Friday Update 9/16/16
Happy Monday! Welcome to another week! I’ve been keeping up with my run training, with 10 miles done on Saturday. Tonight I’m going for another long run. Last Thursday I went to my run club as usual and got to see the awesome shirts Lululemon designed just for us! All we have to do is… Continue reading Monday Update 8/15/16
I’ve been adding in Spartan Training slowly with everything else I’ve been doing, and last month I started working on the official Spartan Elements Training Program. It starts of super easy with light jogging and bodyweight squats and planks. Not too hard, right? Not hard, but still requires dedication. I found that with each week… Continue reading Training with Zombie Killers – July 2016 Recap