Inertia – Friend or Foe? Both!

I DIDN’T WANNA DO IT. Yesterday was tempo day on my training calendar. One-mile warmup, followed by five miles at a medium-hard effort, ending with a one-mile cooldown. Simple and straightforward. And a bitch. Cuz I don’t like it, even at medium-hard effort. What’s that? Depends on how I feel at the time. Last week …

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I Want it ALL!

"I need to pick a different day for my speedwork," I told my coach Wednesday night. My current training consists of a Saturday morning long run, the PR Fitness Wednesday night run, and one day of 'speedwork' - tempo run, intervals, hill work, progressions, or similar torture, which has usually been Tuesday. All well and …

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