Category Archives: Running Form

My Leg Muscles are Beginning to Resemble Cast Members From the Jersey Shore

So, I’ve been running faster lately. I’ve been running with one of my friends a couple nights a week, and last week one of our runs turned rather competitive we weren’t quite racing, but we were definitely cruisin,’ averaging about … Continue reading

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Well, THAT’S a Stupid Place to Put a Rock

The streets in my neighborhood all slope down from the center of the road to either side. Basically, they look like wide, shallow upside down letter Vs. This is incredibly annoying to a runner who focuses on form and wears … Continue reading

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Weekly Report

This was my final week of school so training was kind of odd. Monday-Wednesday: I wrote 22 pages of essays. Thursday: 3 Miles Friday: 6 Miles Saturday: 6 Miles Sunday: 5 Miles Total: 20 Miles and 3 essays. I was … Continue reading

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Still on my Grind 24/7/365: Running News and a New Doctor

Well, college got crazy for awhile (I had a paper or presentation due almost every day for 3-4 weeks) so I haven’t been able to update this magnificent blog in awhile. So here’s what’s been going on as far as … Continue reading

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Pronation for the Bronation

I saw the doctor for my bimonthly checkup today, and he brought me good news. He told me that the aches and pains that I’ve been experiencing are most likely due to a lack of conditioning and not Lupus as … Continue reading

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Kind of a Rough Week

I haven’t updated in a minute for two reasons: college, and I haven’t been able to run. After that fantastic run I last wrote about, I started to get myself in trouble by biting off more than I could chew. … Continue reading

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Feeling Like A Real Runner

I took yesterday off because my knees felt kind of weird after I went for a quarter-mile barefoot run on Tuesday. Today, I came back and did a mile and a quarter in FiveFingers. It was a truly a great … Continue reading

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