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Long slow walk
Friday, October 14, 2011      1 comments

Today I thought about taking a rest day but by afternoon I really felt like some more exercise than the dog walking I had done in the morning. I decided to do some uphill walking on the treadmill and it turned into my "long, slow walk" rather ... Read more
A ride and a run
Friday, October 14, 2011      2 comments

Today I started the day with a trail ride through the harvested wheat fields. Together with a friend we let our horses climb the hills in perfect fall weather, around 55-60 degrees F. My resting pulse was still up to 70 this morning. Just f... Read more
Second MAF test
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      1 comments

I had originally planned to do an uphill walking MAF test today because walking is what I do on my non-running days. I started this morning by taking my resting pulse which was 68, a little on the high side, normal is about 60 for me. When ... Read more
First MAF test
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      1 comments

I didn't feel that much like running today but was curious what the MAF test would show using my new heart rate monitor rather than the built-in heart rate monitor of the treadmill at the gym. When I got to the gym I found it to be fairly warm a... Read more
The Maffetone method of endurance training
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      4 comments

I came across the Maffetone method on the Runner's World Forum about 2 weeks ago. This is not a method about the form of running but about training intensity, biofeedback, nutrition, life style issues and injury prevention that affect endurance ... Read more
Moscow Mountain Madness Trail Run
Monday, September 12, 2011      3 comments

This run was something I had been looking forward to. I knew that the trails are beautiful since we had checked them out ahead of time. I also knew that it would be much harder than the first Half-Marathon that I ran this March which was all le... Read more
Been on here since February and only today saw Spark Goodies!
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      5 comments

I thought it is high time to write a short Thank You to all the people who sent me Spark Goodies and messages. While I have been receiving notifications in my e-mail about Spark Mail I had no idea these Goodies and the messages with them even ex... Read more

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