Posts Tagged ‘ intervals ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: Boot Camp

I’m typing this post with my left pinky, the only part of my body that isn’t aching from attending my new boot camp and following up with an hour of Zumba. No, not really. I am a bit sore in places, but really, I’d feel cheated if I didn’t have any soreness. It’s boot camp. […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: Of Treadmills, Drool and Potential

Sometimes, all you can do is drool. I first read about the¬†UCSF Human Performance Center last year in Runner’s World as I sat on the couch with my broken foot propped up on the ottoman. For a science geek, it sounded incredibly cool: using actual performance testing to determine what I should be capable of […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: Love and Hate and Love

For the last few Saturdays, I’ve absolutely loved running. Now that I’ve discovered intervals and grasped the “slow” part of the long, slow distance (LSD) run, I’ve finally found a groove where I can maximize my running time, but still give my foot and my running form a much needed break. It’s contributed to all […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: Timed Miles and Negative Splits

This week was a “rest” week on the calendar, which I would have known if I’d looked at the training calendar. (Oops.) I came out of last Saturday’s long, slow distance (LSD) run feeling really good after harnessing the power of intervals, and missed my Monday bonus rest day when I went to the gym […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: I’m Learning

I’ve been running in races since 2007, although in an admittedly half-assed sort of way until I joined Team in Training last Spring. But even after all of the time that I spent training, I remain amazed by how much I have left to learn. This week’s lessons: pace and food. Pace Pace has always […] Read More