Re-Emerging – Tuesday – June 8, 2021

Today’s Focus Run efficiently Planned Workout Description:  Workout: 30:00 Minute Recovery Run Purpose: To recover from the harder effort in yesterday’s run. It will be hotter and muggier than yesterday, so I need to run slow this morning, and I also will focus on running tall and landing quietly instead of slouching or slapping my feet. “Know what specific skills you are aiming to improve … Continue reading Re-Emerging – Tuesday – June 8, 2021

Sunday – June 6, 2021

Today’s Focus Reality Check Planned Workout Description:  Workout: Day 7 Stryd Intro Plan – 45:00 easy run Purpose: Long Run Well, the longest run I have done since my injury back in March. This is the start of getting more of my endurance back. Focus – Run Efficiently The long run is important to help improve your endurance from a physiological perspective. It also gives you more … Continue reading Sunday – June 6, 2021

RunLog – Saturday – June 5, 2021

Today’s Focus Heat Acclimatization Planned Workout Description:  Workout: Intro to Stryd Day 6 – 30:00  Purpose: Recovery Run After yesterday’s easy run and 2.5 hours of lawn mowing, a recovery run sounds really great. However, it will be hot today and even hotter tomorrow (I mean the first week of June and 80*F weather in Maine???). So I will probably run down towards Wildwood at … Continue reading RunLog – Saturday – June 5, 2021

Tuesday – June 1, 2021

Today’s Focus Recovery and fact-finding. Planned Workout Description:  Workout: Day 2 – Stryd Intro Plan – 30:00 recovery run Purpose: To recover from yesterday’s 2:00 minute challenging portion of the run. I know that Stryd has to accommodate all levels of runners and that many who are starting to use their product(s) are not long-time runners, but the wording of the workout explanation is VERY … Continue reading Tuesday – June 1, 2021

RunLog – Sunday – May 30, 2021

Today’s Focus Rest Planned Workout Description:  Workout: None Purpose: Today is a rest day and what I call “stop” the streaking day. I need to have one day a week to not run or do a lot beyond Alfredson’s Achilles routine. Then later today, some light stretching (maybe a Yoga video) and my pill bottle mobilization stuff. The other part is that I am working hard … Continue reading RunLog – Sunday – May 30, 2021

Thursday – May 27, 2021

Today’s Focus Don’t get too frazzled. It will be one of those days, errands in town, construction on the house, attempting to get a good run-in, doing all the non-running routine to help my running. Then ensuring that TheWife gets her run-in and outside stuff done, getting the final load of firewood into the truck for them to deliver to their friend who needs it. … Continue reading Thursday – May 27, 2021

Tuesday – May 25, 2021

Today’s Focus Listen to the body Planned Workout Description:  5:00 minute warm-up, 10 x 3:00 minute run, with 1:00 minute walk recovery, 5:00 minute cool-down Purpose: To continue the rehab of the Achilles and not do too much too soon. The Achilles is doing better as long as I don’t attempt to simultaneously increase both duration and pace. I am hoping that it continues to … Continue reading Tuesday – May 25, 2021