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October 24th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Marathon Training

Marathon Week: Is Carbo-Loading Totally Necessary?

I’ve never really believed in carbo-loading. I think it is because I love carbs too much and eat them way too often to see a real difference. Yes, I will eat my pasta the night before the big race, but do I really need to add on a bagel, some garlic bread and whatever else […][...]

October 23rd, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Marathon Training

Marathon Week: Let’s Talk Music

Before training for MCM I was devoted to my iPod when running. I couldn’t leave home without it and if it died in the middle of the run…THAT was a disaster. Even when I trained for my half marathons in NYC with Kristin (different one) and McKenzie I had one ear bud in while we […][...]

August 19th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Exercise, Marathon Training

Marathon Training: First Month Down

The first month of marathon training has come and gone, and I have discovered a couple of things about my training schedule: My vacations/weekends away have interrupted training more than I thought they would help training. Yes, I could run whenever I wanted while I was on vacation, but the actual t[...]