Monthly Archives: November 2005

Kicking

Kicking is what I did in the pool today while swimming. Typically, in my freestyle swimming stroke I only kick right after I have taken a breath and for only 2 or 3 kicks. The problem that I run into, … Continue reading

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Change Up

The whole Chickamauga craziness has mandated that I change up my normal routine in order that I might be in good shape (but not peaking) for next Thursday's Autumnfest on the UT campus. It is my goal to run a … Continue reading

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Wednesday

Considering that yesterday the weather was in the mid-70s and now it is in the mid-40s, one might say that the cool weather is hear to stay. After all, listening to Christmas songs in 70 degree weather is a little … Continue reading

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Toe-Licious

After the Chickamauga race, I was pretty exhausted and with good reason. During the race, I could tell that my legs were getting sore, which was one reason why I went into Marathon Survival Mode. It wasn’t until today when … Continue reading

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Chickamauga 10 miler Race(s) Result

Well, sit right back and I will tell a tale of a little runner named Terry who decided that he was going to run the Chickamauga 10 miler on Saturday November 12th. Friday night we made it down to Ooltewah, … Continue reading

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Race Week Taper

It is common practice (almost mandatory) in marathoning to decrease the amount of miles ran per week progressively as you approach marathon day. This transition is called The Taper and is probably the worst part of the whole marathoning training. … Continue reading

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Total Rest Day

Today was the day of no Lunch exercise and if it works out, none at home. Actually, I am compelled to life some weight because one of the guys here brought a birthday to work and I had a large … Continue reading

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Giving the Finger…

a little TLC last night to my mangled finger. My finger was KILLING me… it hurt just by itself, much less when I tried to do something. It hurt when I tried to do the following: Tried to take something … Continue reading

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Wednesday Run

Today I decided to have a change of pace on running. I wasn’t quite as sore as I thought I would be yesterday after that stellar performance but I wasn’t taking any chances. I took a totally different course today … Continue reading

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Best Intentions

Well, I screwed today’s normal swim day to a run day. And remember yesterday when I said that I didn’t need to run fast…yeah, I screwed that up too… oh well. But check out my first mile time. Yes, sir … Continue reading

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