Jogging into oblivion

January 2016

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Location:

Rochester,IL,USA

Member Since:

Aug 10, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Marathon PR - 3:05 (3:06 at Boston)

Completed a dozen marathons and a handful of 50 mile ultras.

Short-Term Running Goals:

Make a come back from setbacks and build aerobic base. Pacemaker implant for Symptomatic Bradycardia in 2016.  Cardiac ablation for SVT in 2019.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Lose about 50-60 lbs. and maybe complete another marathon.

Personal:

Enjoy doing stuff I wasn't built to do.  Married with children, and two fluffy dogs. 

Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?  1 Cor. 1:20

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever! Psalm 118:29

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 26.90 Year: 876.74
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179.050.000.000.00179.05
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10 mi - First run of the year done in the cold and sunny outdoors.  I think my first race of the year will be a local half marathon in April. 

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5 mi - Jog on the treadmill followed by legs.

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5 mi - Lunch, lower back and butt are sore which is a sure indication that I've been doing too much sitting and not enough moving.

5 mi - After work on the mill while finishing the movie "Major League". Always liked the 80s vibe and one-liners of that movie.

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4 mi - Lunch run, already wishing for spring.

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No run, totally out of it all day.  Up really late the night before as wife had a kidney stone and we had to go to the hospital for emergency removal. 

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4.400.000.000.004.40

4 mi during lunch break. Caught up on most sleep yesterday.

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4 mi progression during lunch.

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10 mi on the treadmill while watching a good nutrition video by Dr. Doug Lisle.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jX2btaDOBK8&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DjX2btaDOBK8

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6.3 + 4.5 mi

Before and after work on the treadmill with some calisthenics.

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6.3 + 3.7 mi

If all goes to plan should be the same as yesterday.  Not quite, but got the minimum 10 miles.

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6 +  4 mi

Another double done on the treadmill.  Working up to doing 10 mi once per day.

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7 + 3 mi

Another double planned for today.

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8 mi

On the treadmill again.  Finished watching "Lone Survivor", which I give a 4 out of 5 stars.  Solid action movie.

 

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I had the day off so you would think a run would get done.  Of course it didn't, but I thought about it all day.

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6.5 + 4.4 mi w/5 striders

Started watching "Dumb and Dumber To".  I had to grab the rails on the mill a couple times because I couldn't catch my breath while laughing.  Suppose to get some snow later tonight, so will probably have to squeeze in some snow removal in the morning.

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No run, oldest daughter back in hospital again.  Depression sucks!!

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No run, not motivated and feeling hopeless, thinking about Claire.

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13.280.000.000.0013.28

10 + 3.28 mi

Morning and lunch on the treadmill.  Hope to see Claire next Monday.  Calling her later this afternoon.  Still not sure how long she'll being staying at the hospital, but hope to find out more soon.

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10 mi

Treadmill at an easy pace.

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6.320.000.000.006.32

6.3 mi

Early morning run before visiting Claire at the hospital.  She's really angry for finding herself in this situation again.  She's reaching for more clarity to try an understand the root cause.  I hope it motivates her.

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No run.  Wife had operation for kidney stones so was on house call all day.  Tired!!

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6 + 4 mi

Early morning jog before work, then a progression run during lunch.

 

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Easy morning run on the treadmill.

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Woke up a bit late today so plan to run another morning and lunch double to get 10 miles.  First run slower, second run faster.  Followed second run with two supersets of hanging leg raises, pull-ups, pistol squats, hypers, and seated calf raise. 

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