Tagged with Foam Rolling

Things I Don’t Do When Not Training

Things I Don’t Do When Not Training

As I’ve mentioned with the start of June and the New York City Marathon less than 5 months away I’ve put together a plan for myself and am getting back on track with “training mode”. Over the past couple of months I noticed that there are few things I don’t keep up on (aside from … Continue reading

Weekly Training Recap

RECAP (9/30-10/6) Monday – rest day / taught 1 hour yoga class Tuesday – 3 mile run, 10 minute foam rolling Wednesday – rest day/ 10 minutes foam rolling Thursday – rest day / 10 minutes foam rolling Friday – 3 mile run. 75 minute yoga class and 10 minutes foam rolling Saturday – taught … Continue reading

R.I.C.E. for Runners

R.I.C.E. for Runners

I’m heading out for my last long training run today before the Marine Corp Marathon in 3 weeks, so I thought I’d share with you how I recover after long runs and races – enjoy! You’ve probably heard the acronym R.I.C.E. – Rest. Ice. Compression. Elevation. – for treatment of injuries. Well, even though I … Continue reading

MCM: Weekend Planning

MCM: Weekend Planning

Note:  Shortly after I posted this I received an e-mail from MCM confirming that the race would indeed be on regardless of the government shutdown.  It specifically said “Marines are known for being Semper Fidelis, always faithful.  In this spirit, the expectation is that runners will remain faithful to their training and the MCM will … Continue reading

Long Run / Race Recovery

Long Run / Race Recovery

Having recently completed the runDisney Goofy Race and a Half Challenge I figured it would be a good time to share my long run/ race recovery. With running half and full marathons on back to back days my biggest concern was a quick recovery after the half to be ready for the full. I went … Continue reading