Monday, September 3, 2012

Week 7 of Marathon Training…

Hello my loves!!!!! (how many times have I started a post like this? hmmm)

I hope everyone is having a wonderful Labor day! I trained a client this morning and then hit a few of my favorite stores including Trader Joe’s, Sports Authority, and GNC! 

After all my running around, I came home and whipped up this lunch…

Mixed veggies and a cooked salmon burger in Coconut Oil, Natural Peanut Butter, Red Curry, Coconut Milk, Soy Sauce, and 1 packet of Splenda

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I am a bit sore today because Ayer I did my Long “run”. I use quotation marks because there was a lot of walking going on. I have been having issues with my right ankle and left IT band so I have been foam rolling like WOAH!

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Yesterday’s run looked like this. My plan was to do 5 minutes walk and 5 minutes run intervals but once I hit about mile 12, my body started to get extremely tired. And HUNGRY! I remember telling my stomach “stop growling” (Yeah I talk to myself…don’t judge)

15 miler

My initial goal for the Marathon was to do it under 5 hours but now it is just to FINISH THAT B*TCH!

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Namaste…

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8 comments :

  1. Did you take any Gus or eat anything during your run?? You should ALWAYS have something to eat (I use Gu gels) every hour of running!! Especially in this heat!

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    1. I had two different gels but I was still hungry. Next time I will make my paleo pancakes double the size

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  3. lol. From five hours, to just finish. I love it. I think it's fine to change your goals! At least you are doing it. I can remember not too long ago when you were running your first 5k! you've come so far MAri!

    I gave my foam roller to my mom because I never used it, but this weekend I was so sore and I regretted it. HA! I need another.

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  4. I am not a fan of gels. You should try something else for fuel and see if that helps with the hunger. Not sure what but maybe a banana or orange slices or something like they hand out at races. You are still doing great though!

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  5. 15 miles?! You amaze me! Get it girl...and still loving the Spanglish ;)

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  6. I need to adapt these kind of diet and entrees for my mini run as I am a newbie on this one. I used to intake best pre workout supplements in instinct borne from the gym, but it was not the right approach. I am trying to trim down and get more energy.

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  7. Duanne, stretching those muscles in the first few weeks might be a little tough on you. I've specifically used sierrasil to ease the pain before. Hope this helps!

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