Tag Archives: soreness

Friday Fun: How do you run?

My friend Becky (@TwoLittleBlues) posted this photo this morning.   I think it summarizes a lot of people’s thoughts on how they run.  There are days when I’m totally in the zone and I feel like my movement is clean and easy.  Then, there are … Continue reading

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Probably incredibly stupid.

Not me. I’m not stupid. Well, I am sometimes. But that’s not what I’m referring to right now. I’m talking about my training plan for the Marine Corps Marathon, my first ever marathon, which will be on October 30. I started out … Continue reading

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I’m baa-aack!

I’m baaa-aack!  And not in the creepy, horror-movie kind of way.  Anyway, here’s the news: I got back on the treadmill tonight! Sure it was only two miles, but it was TWO WHOLE MILES.  I totally get brownie points.  😀 … Continue reading

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NorthFace Endurance Challenge Recap

Saturday, June 4, was beautiful.  Gorgeous.  We’d been having some seriously H-O-T weather here in DC, so I was afraid my relay team was going to get fried at the NorthFace Endurance Challenge (DC).  Lucky for us, it was perfect! … Continue reading

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An overly elaborate metaphor.

I have decided my body is a little kid. No, really. It makes sense.  I have been running now for just under a year and my body is behaving like a 6 year old while my brain has to behave as … Continue reading

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Ibuprofen may not be a runner’s friend.

**I must preface this blog by stating that I am not a physician or medical doctor, but am well versed in medical and scientific research as it applies to a population (as opposed to an individual). I received my Master’s … Continue reading

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On muscle soreness

Post-marathon delayed-onset muscle soreness, or DOMS as some runners call it, is weird.  I did D-1 NCAA athletics in college for 2 years and have never experienced this kind of muscle soreness.  Yes, I’ve hit equal levels of ‘exhausted’ and ‘sore’ … Continue reading

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