I love this plan!

You know I love this Advanced Grandma's Training Plan, right?! Today was a good example of why I loved it.  I have an insanely busy work week and an even crazier personal/life week.  So it was hard for me to want to get out the door and do my workout, because I had so much …

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Grandma’s Training Week #7 Recap

Grandma's Training Week #7 recap Miles run: 65.7 Pilates: 3 times Monday: 6.3 miles recovery (9:20). Pilates (advanced).  I waited until mid-afternoon to run this, in order to give me some extra sleep in the morning and extra hours to recover from yesterday's 22 miles.  My legs weren't nearly as heavy as they were last …

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Marathon pace snuck up on me!

When I was thinking about switching to a different type of training plan for Grandma's and I saw the Advanced Training Plan that was prepared by Dick Beardsley, it struck me that something was missing.  Marathon pace runs.  It was higher in mileage than I had previously done, and it had more quality workouts each …

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Whee!

Well that was a different speed work than I've ever done in marathon training.  (Or ever, maybe).  I think my shortest intervals in previous plans has been 600m. 12 x 400m, with 200m recovery jogs between.  Goal to run them at a pace I could be consistent with, so that last intervals were similar to …

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Mother’s Day and Grandma’s Training Week #6 recap

Mothers Day today.  I am thankful that I started it off with fabulous cards from my kids and then 4 hours of solitude while getting my long run done at Baker.  Then when I got back Carter had me crawl back in bed while he made me breakfast (coffee, yogurt parfait and raisin bran with …

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And She Rests.

As you are reading this I am (hopefully!) busy resting.  I wrote this post last night and scheduled it to publish at 4:30 a.m., the time I'm normally getting ready to head out for my workout (or starting my workday, so that I can sneak out early and get my workout in). After 2o days …

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