You Are Your Only Limit Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/ Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:23:19 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Sat, Feb 18, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-18-2017.html <p>rail trail loop backwards. 8:27 ap. abs.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 18 Feb 2017 07:00:00 Fri, Feb 17, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-17-2017.html eh day. ran with a different group than normal though so that was exciting! 8:37 ap. abs Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:00:00 Thu, Feb 16, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-16-2017.html <p>low mileage today lol. &#128528; speed WO in the gulley. 3 sets of 3x90 sec pickups uphill. probably made it about 400m each time so nothing crazy but i was happy with the consistency. :) cd back to the school with jamie! she&#39;s the best! pushups today cause #weakling &#128514;</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:00:00 Wed, Feb 15, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-15-2017.html <p>glorious recovery run. 8:53 ap.&nbsp;down by kate&#39;s then looped back. abs after! the weather has been SO NICE lately.</p> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:00:00 Tue, Feb 14, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-14-2017.html <p>the lower the mileage... the higher the motivation. perfect &quot;love run&quot; with my girls then weights and abs after. we&#39;re buff. not really but &#128514; oh &amp; s/o to the person who sent me a valogram :) #mvp</p> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 07:00:00 Mon, Feb 13, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-13-2017.html <p>wu then the 2 mile wo! 9 400&#39;s. i was shooting for 95&#39;s and avg about a 93 for each one but i wasn&#39;t too tired... looking back i wish i would have been shooting for 90&#39;s but it is what it is.&nbsp;2 100&#39;s after all out- i&#39;m not sure what they were but it felt good to go fastish haha :) cd</p> Mon, 13 Feb 2017 07:00:00 Sat, Feb 11, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-11-2017.html <p>ACT then Sweethearts. :)</p> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 07:00:00 Fri, Feb 10, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-10-2017.html <p>distance challenge today! woke up feeling sick as anything (wahooooo-mostly just stomach stuff again....) 2 mile wu. not really expecting much idk. felt good while racing but got a lil tired/sick on the last lap. i think i paced it a little better though so that was a win :) cd with libby in the rain haha :)&nbsp;</p> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 07:00:00 Thu, Feb 09, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-09-2017.html <p>5 min of abs to add to the 5 theme today. lol. it was &quot;easy&quot; pace again today but i wasn&#39;t feeling it. we probably got a 8:45 ap... pretty sure my legs have retired or something. i feel like a horrible sergeant &quot;you gotta keep working!!&quot; legs: &quot;please have mercy! i&#39;m tired and basically dead.&quot; anyways. frustrating.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2017 07:00:00 Wed, Feb 08, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-08-2017.html <p>recovery run on the &quot;love trail&quot; with the best of the best. unfortunately the trail is not invincible to the rain and was quite muddy which resulted in several almost disasters. 8:45 ap. haha gotta keep things interesting i guess. abs.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 07:00:00 Tue, Feb 07, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-07-2017.html <p>speed today! it was 400m then 200m at mile pace with 6 sets. our first set was wayyy off but i was able to get consistently faster each time so i was happy with that. 95-80sec was my 400 range lol. s/o to rachel morgan cause she was killing it.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 07 Feb 2017 07:00:00 Mon, Feb 06, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-06-2017.html <p>thank goodness for low mileage. 8:47 ap solid time with emma &amp; carolyn. abs and lower body 1 after.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 07:00:00 Sat, Feb 04, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-04-2017.html <p>abs 8:30 ap. &nbsp;ran down to good ole lehi and around the track a time or two. it was a little hilly for my leg&#39;s taste but good nonetheless. it would have been a better 6 mile loop but whatever. live and learn i guess :)</p> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 07:00:00 Fri, Feb 03, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-03-2017.html <p>2 mile wo. it was two 1000m three 800m and four 400m. i&#39;m not sure my exact splits but ap was about a 6:40 i think?&nbsp;abs</p> Fri, 03 Feb 2017 07:00:00 Thu, Feb 02, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-02-2017.html <p>easy distance run today. the range was 7:45 to 8:45 &amp; we averaged an 8:01. unfortunately my right calf was hurting which i guess i&#39;ll blame on the cold but other than that it felt alright. we headed towards highland which is always a fun time except Heidi almost got ran over and i almost jumped into 50 mph traffic to save her. &#39;twas terrifying to say the least but it made us go faster for sure haha. #staysafekids. planning on stretching out later. abs</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 07:00:00 Wed, Feb 01, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-01-2017.html <p>bad air today. i was supposed to do the last 2 inside to prevent my lungs from tasting like acid but there was a line for treadmills and basketball boys on the track annnd... ya. can&#39;t run with them. pssh. 8:59 ap. abs. mixed weights #1</p> Wed, 01 Feb 2017 07:00:00 Tue, Jan 31, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-31-2017.html <p>crazy day! nhs after school so after grabbing a donut i sped off on 2 miles (7:30 ap) before i had to go babysit. then i came home at 5:30 and tried to get the workout in before i taught violin at 6 and/or it got dark... i only got 2 sets in but at least i tried haha. the wo was 200 400 200 hill climbs at mile pace. i did it on center so my times were a little slower. probably averaged 56 for the 200 and 2:09 for the 400.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 31 Jan 2017 07:00:00 Mon, Jan 30, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-30-2017.html <p>shoveled the track. wahoo. 8:36 ap&nbsp;</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2017 07:00:00 Sat, Jan 28, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-28-2017.html <p>abs. 8:31 ap. new loop by kate&#39;s but pretty tired</p> Sat, 28 Jan 2017 07:00:00 Fri, Jan 27, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-27-2017.html <p>Warmed up about an hour early.&nbsp;I was pretty nervous earlier in the day but thanks to some meditation and such i felt pretty relaxed and tried to get&nbsp;to know some girls in my heat. Just focused on running throughout the race. about halfway through i realized i wasn&#39;t even tired so I started to push it a little more... Last 200m someone yelled out a 5:30 and i still had lots of energy so i kicked it in to PR. cooled down outside and holy smokes i have never seen&nbsp;so many attractive males in my life. Almost made me happy to be running in the freezing cold. Hit up Artic Circle with Carolyn which was quite the experience #flirtyboys&nbsp;haha good times.</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2017 07:00:00 Thu, Jan 26, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-26-2017.html <p>ran towards smiths with em &amp; erika. 3 30 sec pickups were our &quot;premeet&quot; definitely not super fast but they felt good. abs and upperbody?</p> Thu, 26 Jan 2017 07:00:00 Wed, Jan 25, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-25-2017.html <p>had to leave early to teach violin so i didn&#39;t finish mileage.. oh well. the&nbsp;legs are VERY tired. ran to the jr high and back with carolyn, erika and emily. they&#39;re awesome. s/o to carolyn because i adore her and IT&#39;S HER BIRTHDAY 8:53 ap</p> Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:00:00 Tue, Jan 24, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-24-2017.html <p>my watch was crazy so idk the ap... speed on the MCT. it was 10 200s at goal indoor mile pace with speed squats as well. felt pretty fast but actually wasn&#39;t lol :) pretty consistently hit 43-45 so i was happy with that. finished up some miles with mario and kaylee then did the last one alone. lower body w/o at home</p> Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:00:00 Mon, Jan 23, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-23-2017.html <p>all my pals were gone but i did some miles with emma so that was fun! yay for about 30 one mile loops haha. abs after 8:46 ap</p> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:00:00 Sat, Jan 21, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-21-2017.html <p>lazy day cause the snow was crazy. sorry not sorry... probably 8:50 ap on the treadmill. did abs and shoveled and went sledding though so #winning</p> Sat, 21 Jan 2017 07:00:00 Fri, Jan 20, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-20-2017.html <p>medium mileage 8:13 ap minus a mile for speed on the bikes. i remembered why i am a runner and not a mountain biker lol. my legs still burn. lower body WO after.</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:00:00 Thu, Jan 19, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-19-2017.html <p>days like these i want to chop mileage into a trillion little pieces and not do any of it. 8:52 ap i believe... (My watch died-just like my soul) abs</p> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:00:00 Wed, Jan 18, 2017 http://rach.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-18-2017.html <p>ah. speed. ended up doing the 800m focus workout which was 8 200s at goal 800 pace. consistently hit 38 or 39 then finished with a 36. after it was over i felt like I could&#39;ve done them faster but id rather stay honest then go all out. tb to my sprinter days when i got a 34 in a race and praised the heavens lol. finished up mileage then abs</p> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:00:00