#23 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Live from Peak Races Snow Shoe Challenge in VT. Jason’s at 60 Miles
I’m Gonna Lose a Toenail, or My First Marathon
WRITTEN BY TRISTA KUNCE Becki hates feet. So I knew when I brought her to my physical therapist to learn how to tape my foot that she would tape it quickly and efficiently, especially after she didn’t believe that I had never heard of a pedicure before. My feet are faulty: I overpronate, my arches collapse, and I have supination of the feet and bone spurs on the back of my heels. Clearly I don’t have great runner’s feet. And the legs attached to my feet? I’m built more like a chicken than a gazelle. Oh, and I have iliotibialClick for more / Podcast Player>
The Anatomy of a Marathon Training Plan
I have had a few questions about how I plan to train for my next marathon. With the permission of my trainer, I will post it below. Nothing is set in stone and I end up changing things based on my schedule, but it is a good start. Just in case you were wondering…and so I have it documented. I am already in week 2. Already changed my long run this week from Saturday to Thursday and reduced it from 14 to 10 based on the fact that I am running the Groundhog 10K this weekend. Not alwaysClick for more / Podcast Player>
First Race of the 2011 Season and a Look Back at a Year of Firsts!
It’s that time of the year again where we start thinking about better weather and the races that come with them. This year is no different, with the exception that the distances get farther and the times get shorter. In 2010, I had a bunch of firsts. I finished two Marathons (Lincoln in May and Omaha in September) improving with each one. I set a new personal best at the half Marathon distance in Papillion with a time of [spp-timestamp time="1:47"] and ran more 10Ks than I care to count. I also came out of the year lighter than I started,Click for more / Podcast Player>