Power Under Control

Power Under Control

I decided to try Matt Fitzgerald’s marathon training plan, which is based on heart rate rather than pace. The long runs have been excruciating as I’m capped at a heart rate of 160. My max is over 200, so to keep it this low feels painfully slow....

Vegas – Weeks 15-16 – Race Ready

Training complete! Here’s what I’ve done the past 2 weeks: Week 15 Monday – 6 miles easy Tuesday – rest  Wednesday – 5 miles easy Thursday – 5 miles easy with strides Friday – 12 miles LSD Saturday – 4 miles easy...

Vegas – Week 11 – Peace In My Pace

The week kicked off with a super busy Monday–10 things back-to-back-to-back. (Okay, 9 because my dentist was running late, and I had to cancel one of my other meetings.)  Mondays are my day off, so this was unusual but a good reminder that just as I need to...

Vegas – Week 10 – Wisdom

   After rocking the 18 last week, I pulled up with a little pain in my right calf on the next day’s easy run, which turned into a lot of pain on Monday’s pace run. So I did something that was virtually unthinkable two years ago…I listened...