Looking At Trends In My Running Since 2012

Every so often I like to go back and take a look at what I have been doing as a runner to see if I can pick up any trends, that can help me moving forward. So I went back through my running logs and put together a chart with my weekly mileages since 2012.

What jumps out to you when you look at the chart?

Any ideas that would help me move forward?

I know a couple of things jump out at me pretty quickly. Continue reading

4.0 More Routine Miles on the Treddy

Nasty, is the best way to describe the weather today, freezing rain, rain, sleet, snow and then any combination during the day. I have to let the crap freeze up over night before I am going to attempt to snow blow the driveways…otherwise the snow blower tire tread and footprints will be so deep in the ice when it does freeze that it is miserable to walk on them.

But this is what the road looked like right after the plow went by. It wasn’t that nice later or earlier.

Which meant that I got to drive SD2 into Augusta and headed to my workout early. This was supposed to be an easy day, so I did a little extra on the pre-workout and 0.5 mile warm-up on the treadmill.

Doing the pre and post run extra work is a little more time consuming, but I do notice a difference when I do them. So I am attempting to do them whenever I can. Continue reading