Category Archives: Winter Workouts

Tri Talk Tuesday – Off Season Training

Yay Tuesday! I love Tri Talk Tuesday and today Cynthia and Phaedra and I are chatting off season. I didn’t have a huge season this year, but that’s okay. For those of you who did have a big season, there are lots of ways to make your off season work for you. Today Cynthia, Phaedra and Read more →

Must Have Cold Weather Running Gear

This winter, I don’t think it will ever end. When I got up yesterday it was -10F with a windchill of -29F. For real, -29F, those are some seriously cold temperatures. And school didn’t even give us a delay. Even my car cried a little when I started it to Read more →

Race Report- It’s a Wonderful Run 5k 2014

And there it is, my last race of the year in the books. This was my second year running the It’s A Wonderful Run 5k and this year’s weather was much more amenable to running. It’s a great race to end the year with and this year was no exception. Read more →

Ain’t No Snow Gonna Slow Me Down

Monday again. Where did my weekend go? I did have a decent week of workouts. Slowly but surely, I am getting back into a groove. Slowly but surely. No workout Monday. Tuesday I headed to spin class. It went pretty well and I pushed pretty hard the whole time. Wednesday was Read more →

Friday Five – Cold Weather Running Tips

Howdy! I’m coming to you from sunny, beautiful California, which kind of makes today’s post a little funny. I’m linking up with Mar, Courtney, and Cynthia for some Friday Five action and today’s theme is cold weather running tips. This is a great topic. As someone who lives in what Read more →

The Weather Prevails and Workout Fails

Happy post new year! I hope everyone else is getting themselves back at it. I’ll be 110% back on the training and healthy eating bandwagon on Monday. I’m on par today and was yesterday too, but we have one last holiday party to attend on Saturday and it’s notoriously bad food Read more →

Race Recap- It’s a Wonderful Run 5k

Saturday night was the end of my 2013 season. A solid season it was and what better way to wrap it up than with a race through historic Seneca Falls NY.  We ran the It’s a Wonderful Run 5k which is so aptly named because it starts on the bridge that Read more →

Mid Week Rambles

This week has been tough, but good overall so far. I’m trying to take the time to get myself back on track. I need my training to start increasing in intensity and I need my eating to get back on point. For me, those two things function entirely hand in hand. I miss Read more →

Winter is Definitely Here

A few things worth reporting.  First, I caved and bought full length cold weather gear compression pants. Although I managed my 16* run Sunday in the snow in capris, my legs were quite cold. I didn’t notice while I was running so much, but either way, if I want to Read more →

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Colder

Well, as usual, my workouts did not go as planned this week. I think I’m done with November. Scratch it off the record. I’ll start over with my base training first thing in December.  Not only did I not get three hours of spinning in on Thursday, I actually got Read more →