Marathon training cycles are always full of milestone potential. During Week 9 I hit the highest mileage I ever have and this is how it felt.
Learning to tell the difference between your body adapting to improved fitness and a backslide in progress can be hard. Here’s my experience during Week 8.
Every marathon cycle has benchmark runs to see how you are progressing. Here’s what mine looked like in Week 7 and what led up to it in Week 6.
Sometimes we learn from others’ mistakes and sometimes we only learn lessons the hard way: by making them ourselves. Welcome to my Week 5.
Week 3 of marathon training had me obsessing over paces, which only made training that much harder. Here’s what I’ve learned about why comparing paces is an emotional landmine.