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The Weekender + Last Week’s Workouts

Heyyyy! Me again! And I’ve got some links that I’ve been gathering and saving up for weeks. The weekends kept getting away from me and I hadn’t shared links for a while, so here we go! 

The Weekender

  • This inspired a total overhaul of my instagram use. 
  •  I’m kind of intrigued by this one exercise that will supposedly dramatically improve my running. Anyone tried it before?
  •  You CAN take great photos with your iPhone in the dark –> Here’s how and it’s genius. 
  •  These girls from Nashville are so cute and talented! 

 

Last week’s workouts

S – rest (I was in DC and some of the girls did a bootcamp. Allison, Annie the Bulldog and I supervised. 🙂 )

M – SLEEP IN

T – 3.5 mile run + weights

W – 5.5 mile run

Th – 5 mile run

F – intervals + upper body weights (workout details posted here. This was a GREAT workout!)

S – rest (although I think cleaning counts as a workout!)

A few of you asked on my last post how I increased my running pace by so much. Here is the post I wrote about how I increased my running speed. I’m going to keep thinking to see if I think of anything else I’ve done since I wrote that post that I think has helped. But I still stand by everything in that post!  If you’ve been reading for a while you can see from that post that my pace and PRs have improved even since I wrote that just 18 months ago! When I wrote that, my half PR was 1:42 and now it’s 1:34, and I’ve cut over 30 seconds off my 5K time. I think the biggest factors still are #1 and #4 – training with faster runners (for me, this is John!) and intervals! 

Hope your week gets off to a great start! Let me know if you have any specific questions about increasing your pace, or want more details about anything!

Happy running! 

 xo

 


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4 Comments

  • Reply
    christina
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    um, wow. now i actually want to buy and eat mangos. haha!

  • Reply
    Des @ atastyplate.com
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    Nice post Teri, I’ve moved my routine from longer distance to high intensity intervals and have noticed quite a big difference, will definitely be trying the mango peeling technique!

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    Amber @ Busy, Bold, Blessed
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    I’m obsessed with that Lennon & Maisey song 🙂

  • Reply
    Nancy
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    Those nashville girls are Canadian by the way (Ontario)! Love those two girls. Ew at the wine cooler toilet thingie.

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