Marathon Recovery week 2 recap

I LOVE this quote.  Of course I do, since it is about being in control and I love being in control. 🙂 Some things in life are outside our control, but we can shape the direction our life takes. I feel SO good, in terms of being recovered.  I am officially kicking off Grandma's half …

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I ran!

I know it's only been 8 days, but today was one of those days.  So even though I was going to wait 10 days post-marathon to run, I ran after work.  3 miles.  10 minute pace. And I would love to say it felt incredible.  But, truthfully, my body felt creaky and slow and out-of-shape …

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Marathon Recovery Tips!

Even though my training plans for my 8 marathons have all differed, the one thing that I've learned, and done consistently for my last several marathons, is how to recover.  And, in my opinion, I recover from marathons well! Cindi's Marathon Recovery Plan: NO running for 7 - 10 days.  Zero.  Not even a little …

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Science confirms what I’ve known for years: Beer = Better Marathon Recovery!

Ok, by now you've all probably seen the study that was released yesterday linking beer drinking to improved marathon recovery.  If you've been under a rock and haven't heard about it, check out one article from the NY Times blog here. The catch?  It was non-alcoholic beer that they studied.   Apparently they wanted to …

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