Weekly Workouts

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50 Miles and Feeling Better

I feel like I turned a corner this past week with my workouts! I felt quite a bit better during most of these workouts, and I had NO hip pain all week, which is a huge plus as well. I'm not entirely sure what was different about this week. I have been trying to be more diligent about taking my vitamins (multivitamin, fish oil, and iron), so maybe that helped?? Otherwise things have been pretty normal. I hit 50 miles…

Winter Running is Tough

Good news: I hit 45 miles for the week. Bad news: My legs still don't feel great after taking a few days off. I don't know what's going on with my legs. My hamstrings constantly feel sore, and they aren't a smooth rubber band when running. It has been extremely icy, which my hip does not like. (The same hip that caused me 10 months of injury last summer/fall/winter.) My hip hasn't hurt me while running--only after running, and not…

Base Training + Cyber Monday Deals

To be honest, I'm struggling a little with my running right now. After nearly two months since the marathon, I STILL don't feel like my legs are coming around. I'm try to be patient, but I don't remember recovery taking this long in the past. It also doesn't help that it has been really cold this month, and it is back to running on the snow and ice every morning, which is never fun. Let's hope this next month won't…