Category Archives: Training

July 2015 Monthly Goals

Where is time going?!?  How can it already be July 1st?  It feels like 2015 just started and that I was setting both my yearly goal as well as my first set of monthly goals for the year! Unlike May, … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 8

After a couple of weeks of super hot and super humid weather, we finally got some relief here in Northern Virginia.  By mid-week this past week, the humidity finally broke and the temperature was no longer in the 90s-100s.  It was … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 7

This past week was more about survival than anything else.  With it being the last week of the school year, things were super busy at school with administering final exams, submitting final grades, and packing up my classroom.  Because of … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training – Week 6

I’m so happy to report that I had yet another successful and productive week of training this past week.  Despite the high heat and humidity, including a couple of days that included Air Quality Alerts from the National Weather Service, … Continue reading

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Tips for Summer Running

Even though summer doesn’t officially start until June 21st, I think its safe to say that summer is definitely here.  Most of us across the country are facing high heat and humidity, which requires an entirely different approach for running … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 5

After a slow start to half marathon training, it feels good to have completed all of my planned workouts this past week.  It was another busy week at school (the end of the year is always crazy!), and we had … Continue reading

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June 2015 Monthly Goals

May didn’t go quite as I’d hoped.  Being sick for a full week definitely put me behind in reaching my fitness goals, and then it took awhile to get back on track once I was finally over my cold.  That, … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 4

I’m now one month into half marathon training, and although I haven’t logged as many miles as I had hoped to, it still feels good to be in training again.  Between being sick for a week, a super busy couple … Continue reading

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Sweat Pink Athleta Yoga Recap

Sunday morning I had the opportunity to attend a yoga class in Georgetown with my fellow DC/MD/VA Sweat Pink Ambassadors.  The event was held at Athleta Georgetown, where we were treated to time to shop (with a discount), an hour … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 3

Although I spent the first half of the week still recovering from a nasty cold, by Wednesday I felt well enough to start working out again.  I hit the gym hard on Thursday, and not only ran but also did … Continue reading

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