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Monday, July 19, 2010

Lazy Days of Summer

I don't know if it's because it is summer or if it's just me, but it seems like so many of you running bloggers are becoming bikers and swimmers as well! While I have spent my fair share of time in the pool lately, I am still a runner through and through.

Tomorrow our Arizona adventures end and we head home. The only weather-related thing we will miss is the 94 degree pool water. Our 75 degree pool at home is going to feel very cold now! It has been a fun, relaxing break. You would think all my spare time would have meant more blogging, but I was beyond lazy the last week. I got my runs in though, which is what really matters.

The running plan for this week is:

  • Tempo run: 4 miles
  • Speedwork: 2 x 1200m (2 min RI) & 4 x 800m (2 min RI)
  • Hills: 6-8 two minute intervals
  • Long run: 10 miles

RUN: I love how many other bloggers are marathon training right now. Only 74 days until my marathon!

12 comments:

  1. Think of the pool water as "cool" instead of "cold!"

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  2. 74 days? That means mine is in 88 days ... that seems crazy close!

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  3. Looks like a great plan for next week....

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  4. It's healthier for runners to engage in the cross training of swimming and biking. Trust me, it will save your knees.

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  5. I have been swimming laps whenever it gets a little too hot to run. Think of your cold pool water as an ice bath. :) And I love to stretch in the pool. I feel more "bendy" when I stretch in the pool.

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  6. Nice training week.

    Your little swimmer looks great in all her gear.

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  8. Running schedule this week looks fun!! A 75 degree pool may feel refreshing after a long run!!

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  9. Sad to see your fun end! Army son is in AZ too. He is not liking the heat. Don't worry your pool will feel refreshing when you get home too!

    I love the photo!

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  10. 75 degree pool sounds perfect for diving in after a summer run - after rinsing all the dried salt off from sweating so much.

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  11. I haven't been in a pool all summer. ugh. BUT! I am running consistently for the first time ever. 3 times per week. I'm finally getting serious. :)

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  12. Looks like a good plan. Have a safe trip!

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