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Week 18: Hill Running, Recovery and Tapering

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Since last Sunday’s Ventura Marathon training run, I feel more relaxed and less anxious about the upcoming races, which is a great thing. However, the training run was so taxing on my body, this whole week was sort of spent on recovery, which is still continuing, in fact. It took almost 2 days for my legs to function normally. Now that the Santa Rosa Marathon is only 2 weeks away, it is time to concentrate on tapering. Read More…


Month in Review – May: Endurance Building and Speed Training

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The month of May meant endurance and speed training. As I look back, it swung by so fast that it felt like it disappeared in a blink of an eye. But as fast-paced as it came and went, I am glad that the progress that I made was not insignificant – laying down another layer of solid foundation called endurance. And the cool temperature helped in a great deal. Read More…

Fartlek 2, 3, 4, 3, 2 w/ 2:30 easy 10K

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As the 2nd week began, it was time to apply the techniques. And the first to go was Fartlek. I looked into several different blogs and checked out a few websites regarding Fartlek training, and the suggestion on How to Run a Fartlek Workout from the Runner’s Resource┬áseemed easy to follow through. Read More…