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Figuring this running out!

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

I still haven't made it to Peak Performance, but I will get there. So far my Adidas are holding up. They were brand new, so they should be ok for a little while.

I didn't run this morning. I am kind of paranoid of loosing my arm definition, so I did strength training this morning. Weights, push ups, v push ups, and part of the Insanity ab workout, that I remember. I want to keep that definition.

I did notice that I'm getting the "runner's lower abs." They are flat, but the muscles around my hip bones are developing. I like it! My daughter stated that I'm looking, "skin.., um fit." I complimented on her change of terminology. I don't want thin, I want fit, toned muscles. I guess I'm on my way!!!

Thanks for supporting me on this new journey!

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UNIQUEYGIRL 4/29/2013 7:59PM

    I agree that you should do strength training as well. Keep up the good progress!

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MIRAGE727 4/25/2013 8:47AM

    Strength training and cross training are part of a runner's formula for successful and injury free running. I totally embrace this after incurring injury. The fear of not running so overwhelmed me that it only made me focus more on the big picture.
On another note, I went to Lincoln Running Company yesterday. They organized an incredible turn out of over 1000+ runners for Boston at the beginning of this week. We also discussed the strength & bond of runners! It's a great thing.
Stay safe and cool runnings!
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KPETSCHE 4/24/2013 11:36PM

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LWADE1963 4/24/2013 8:34PM

    U continue to motivate me to try harder on my running

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LJR4HEALTH 4/24/2013 8:21PM

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CHANGINGHORSES 4/24/2013 5:17PM

    Way to go!

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IONA72 4/24/2013 5:13PM

    Mixing it up is the ideal way, keeps the interest and the motivation going. Keep up the good work, you look great! emoticon

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MKELLY72 4/24/2013 1:14PM

    Heehee--I still don't have the running thing mastered--I've been tinkering at it for 2 years now :)
Michelle

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PLMITCH 4/24/2013 8:44AM

    What I found as I got more into running last year were some folks telling me I was too skinny! But many here on SP reassured me that it was people getting used to a new, trim "me". Listen to yourself -- you are doing all the right things!

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BIGPAWSUP 4/24/2013 8:18AM

    You are looking FANTASTIC! And you are doing the work to really deserve that compliment. You are such an inspiration.

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KELLIEBEAN 4/24/2013 7:48AM

    Congratulations! I am with you, I'm not looking for skinny, I want to look fit!

You are doing so well!

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