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Tweaking and training


Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Training: just do it. Sixteen and a half weeks to the marathon. Last night one of my training plans said "30 minute run". Well, since I kind of run SLOW... i.e. walk/jog intervals, 30 minutes doesn't take me very far. And it was after supper, and I felt... sluggish. So walked more frequently. But I did it.

Which leads me to think I need to tweak my schedule a bit... and run before I eat on the after-work workouts. Because put in the minutes and put in the miles I must.

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KASEYCOFF 1/11/2013 3:47AM

    Awareness is a key component of any plan - to my mind.
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LEANJEAN6 1/10/2013 6:47AM

    Tweaking is good-----Lynda emoticon

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_LINDA 1/10/2013 12:42AM

    Number one thing is to never exercise after a full meal. I am a little surprised you did, especially when it gets so dark so soon. I rather get it over with early, while there is still daylight. Call me strange, but I like to see where I am putting my big size 11's :P
If the issue is you are hungry, then make a light healthy snack before you go out. I always eat an energy bar before my morning workouts. Just a little something so you have some fuel, but aren't full.
You go girl!!

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PATRICIAAK 1/9/2013 9:45PM

    stay safe - it's icy here. I'd wimped out for fear of slipping,

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DLDMIL 1/9/2013 4:30PM

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BEAUTY_WITHIN 1/9/2013 3:09PM

    Good job evaluating your routine! :)

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1CRAZYDOG 1/9/2013 2:54PM

    Hey, whatever works for you, right! HUGS

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SENATOR9 1/9/2013 2:44PM

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SLENDERELLA61 1/9/2013 2:07PM

    Great job, Barb! That's what it takes: doing it when you don't feel like it. And then add to that figuring out how to do better next time. Very good for you!! -Marsha

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FIT4MEIN2013 1/9/2013 1:33PM

    You go, girl!

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KARIDIAN1 1/9/2013 12:02PM

    Plan your work and work your plan.

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LINDAKAY228 1/9/2013 10:35AM

    I can't run on a full stomach. Great job getting out there and being committed to doing it even when it was hard. You'll get your plan tweaked to what works for you.

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MSLZZY 1/9/2013 10:21AM

    Sounds like a good plan! Have a great day!

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DALID414 1/9/2013 9:33AM

    Yeah it's tough to run with a stomach full (even half full)of dinner!

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BUGGYS 1/9/2013 8:38AM

    You are amazing, Barb...and disciplined!!!

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KALIGIRL 1/9/2013 8:26AM

    Here's to figuring out how to put in the miles!
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NEW-CAZ 1/9/2013 8:15AM

    WOW you mean business LOL emoticon emoticon

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WATERMELLEN 1/9/2013 7:58AM

    Talk about icy self-discipline: internal and external!! That's you.

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LEANJEAN6 1/9/2013 7:42AM

    I just know that you will be ready for that Marathon----Lynda emoticon

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MAGGIE101857 1/9/2013 7:16AM

    The cold winter weather doesn't help either; I'd much rather be curled up in bed with a good book!

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