Monthly Archives: January 2013

What is a marathon?

I don’t watch youtube that much. But this is hilarious. I am that guy. (I do have a life…) Advertisements

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KCM Race Pace and Prefontaine

In Ash Wednesday, T. S. Eliot wrote, “Because I do not hope to turn again / Becuase I do not hope.” And yet (with hope) I turn to 2013 and find myself repeating 2011 in much of its substance. Still … Continue reading

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I do not train to race. I race to train. (2013 Goals)

In Daniels Running Method, he makes this point over and over again: If you want to train faster, race faster first. And I do want to train faster. I desperately want it. In fact, I think I run so I … Continue reading

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Eurhythmic (3/2 breathing)

Eurythmic showed up as the word of the day today. It means “characterized by a pleasing rhythm; harmoniously ordered or proportioned.” Its Greek root is eurythm√≠a which means “good proportion, gracefulness.” (If it hadn’t shown up, today’s post probably would … Continue reading

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Becoming a Sponge

I am going to be making a change. And change is hard for me. I got my teeth cleaned on Monday. An experience that I do not mind in the least because my hygienist is a sports enthusiast with a … Continue reading

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Jay Johnson Solves Your Running Problems

I thought this was a great compilation of several articles from active.com. I’m posting it so that maybe, someday, if I want to review it, I might be able to find it. I already printed off the good ones and … Continue reading

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Heart Rate at VO2Max

I recently did a test to find my maximum heart rate. (As if it were lost or hiding…) Although some small inaccuracy may remain, I am reasonably certain that I have a good, sound number on which to base the … Continue reading

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