Anatomy of a Workout

During my training for ultras, I gave myself permission not to do structured workouts. Trying to accumulate vertical and going longer meant I skipped time at the track, tempo runs, and really anything planned. Having a policy of "see hill, run up hill" and squeezing extra miles out of my busy schedule made for a …

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One Week Later

The afternoon following the Black Hills 50k, I retreated to the floor spending several hours eating potato chips and nursing my wounded pride. While I'd thought "I'm never running again" during the long last few miles, I readily committed to getting recovered and back to running. Here's my summary of the week. Day 1: I woke …

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