🏃 Caffeine Packed Protein Oats ☕️
This is perfect for breakfast/pre workout and will provide you with long lasting energy PLUS keep you full for hours! ⏰
1️⃣ scoop @warmupproteincoffee ☕️
1/2 cup of oatmeal
2️⃣ packets of stevia or 2 tbspn of honey 🍯 (honey is recommended)
1️⃣ dash of cinnamon
1) Cook oatmeal (1 minute for quick oats)
2) Add @warmupproteincoffee
and honey then mix till it is all blended in.
3) Add a dash of cinnamon and enjoy! 😋☕️👌
4 114 minutes ago
Speed session complete! Warm up, 5 x 400 meters @ ~5:50 pace, and cool down totaling to 8 miles 👊 Brings me back to my track days! I was a sprinter in high school & ran a PR of 59 seconds in the 400m and 26 seconds in the 200m. Running 400m at 1:27-1:30 was HARD today! 😂 I’ve got a lot work to do to get back to my high school speed! #teamrun4prs#run4prs#marathontraining#speedday#tracktuesday#tempotuesday
Struggling. It's something most of us don't like to talk about but all of us experience. It seems like many people regain pre-injury fitness & then some in no time after a layoff from running, but I am not one of those people. I've been back to training for 7 weeks & I'm struggling. I'm struggling with paces that are slower than I've run for a few years on every type of run, I'm struggling with self-doubt, I'm struggling with my weight, I'm struggling with wondering how I so quickly lost the fitness it took so long to build & why none of it seems to be coming back despite the many miles I’ve run. I'm extremely thankful to able to run, & I know that God has put me where I'm at for a reason, so I try to stay positive but sometimes that's a struggle as well! Just know that if you're struggling too (in running or otherwise), you're not alone! #thestruggleisreal#strugglebus#nevergiveup#keepfightingthegoodfight#godisgoodallthetime#marathontraining#reallife#runnersofinstagram
Chilling between workouts in #suptavirasana.
Every BODY really is different in yoga; I love this pose and find it very comfortable, but it's definitely one of those poses that's not for everyone. I especially appreciate how regular (seated) virasana is a calf stretch, but then in reclining, this becomes much more of a quad stretch! Just like in everything else about training, you have to find what works for you on any given day!
Supta virasana or virasana:
1. From a kneeling position with KNEES TOGETHER, manually roll the meaty part of your upper calves outward using your hands.
2. Hold calves like this while you sit BETWEEN your heels. Some may find sitting on a yoga block here, rather than directly on the ground, to be plenty intense--if that's the case, definitely stay there today!
3. Stay here in this seated position (which is virasana), or ONLY if you are VERY comfortable and can continue to sit with knees together, try out the reclining version: grab your heels to lower yourself to your forearms, arching your back to lower your head first, and then allow the rest of your torso to recline on the floor. To exit from reclining, again grab your heels and press into forearms to help yourself back up.
Nach 3 Monaten ohne Lauftraining ging es heute wieder los... Na ja gefühlt habe ich mich echt beschissen 5x 800m mit 400m Trabpause stand auf dem Plan. Nach den ersten 800m dachte ich ich werde es nicht überleben aber ich habs durchgezogen und danach war ich mega erleichtert 😊
Mein Trainingsziel ist der Marathon in Bonn. Die 3 Std sind ja leider immer noch nicht gefallen. Für Bonn auch nicht das Ziel, da habe ich einen Doppelstart erst HM Skaten und anschließend Marathon Laufen geplant. Im Herbst dann einen schnellen Marathon. @muenstermarathon hat mir gut gefallen aber vielleicht wird es auch Frankfurt da wird man vielleicht einfach im Sog mitgezogen 😉 #marathontraining#kickoff#dauerlauf#dauerlaufverein#intervalle#bonnmarathon#doppelstart#nevergiveup
0 616 minutes ago
The boy represent me ( vacation And weekend runner only ) . while watching 2008 Paris marathon ( I said to myself I’ll do it in 2009 ) but never happened and been forgotten for a while But November 2016 I start running again ( I should buy an electric trotinette but instead bought a running shoes BROOKS and other running gear instead ) ; then 2017 came I did bump to Paris marathoners accidentally while doing my long run at Bois de Boulogne at 36km of the race ( without knowing its @marathonparis at that Sunday ) . 2018 January , I signed @marathonparis And crossed the finish line 🏁 . My real 10 year challenge . #2008vs2018#howhardrunningreallyhityou#10yearchallenge
1 516 minutes ago
“Training” and “Training with intent” are two different things.
What are you here for? What are you trying to achieve? Is it hard? Are you pushing limits? Is it getting you somewhere or are you just cruising through the same motions.
I’ve been exercising for a long time now and honestly, recently I’ve just been doing it because well it’s just something I do.
Today I decided fuck that, I haven’t got time. If I’m going to train it’s going to be with intent - in the gym and on the pavement. Today that meant 45 seconds off my average km.
Follow suit team 😉
Didn’t feel like a run today but still got moving! Made it somewhat productive also by listening to podcasts so I’ll count it as a win win...so here’s your friendly reminder that you don’t always need a crazy intense workout to feel better and get some blood flowing...would’ve made it a 4 mile walk in place of my run but the treadmill I was on kept telling me otherwise 🤷🏼♀️💕 go out and get moving because that always beats not doing anything!
The legendary Brother Colm is coming to the UK to speak at the fundraising dinner of our charity partner the Gathimba Edwards Foundation - and there are still some tickets remaining.
The man who many refer to as ‘The Godfather of Kenyan distance running’ will share his story with guests at the evening on Saturday 16th February at Ardoe House Hotel in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Since arriving in Iten in 1976, Colm has gone on to coach 37 Olympians - 12 of which are gold medalists including David Rudisha.
The Gathimba Edwards Foundation supports 300 children through school in different parts of Kenya including Iten and has built 31 houses since its formation in 2014. Co-founders Gideon Gathimba & Myles Edwards first met back in 2009 at a mile race in Scotland.
The aim of the dinner is to raise money to start businesses for 32 families, get more children into school and develop the charity’s athletics and football programmes.
The evening also includes 3 other inspiring international speakers, authentic Kenyan cuisine and unique auction prizes such as signed Usain Bolt & Eliud Kipchoge items.
For full information please follow this link
7-miles, speed intervals into Cambridge, #HarvardSquare this morning. Took the T back home, then went to Strength Class (stuffs in the Stories, if you wanna see them).
Was initially intimidated by this (I’m not fast! How will I be able to do this?! My feet are tired. I’ll never get through TWELVE repeats!), but as I emailed w my coach, I — ME, CAROLYN — actually typed the words, “I guess I’m just nervous bc I don’t know what my new limits are yet!” “I’ll get to test things out tomorrow!” “I’m excited for it!”
WHAT?! WHO AM I, WHO IS STARTING TO RE-FRAME NEGATIVE THOUGHTS?!
Ran the first 2 miles warmup with @sherrikottmann, then proceeded with the repeats, not worrying abt which repeat I was on, but focusing on each minute, giving my all.
12 x 1min fast, 2min jog
9:36 (had to stop for a cement truck)
Spent, but so incredibly proud of myself.
Since I’m sidelined for a few recovery days, I thought I would share a little about how I started running at 40. I have a condition called spina bifida oculta in which my bottom vertebra never fully developed, so the left side of my sacrum is fused to my lower spine. It isn’t apparent except in X-ray and it never really affected me until after my 2nd son was born, when it started causing severe back pain. Many times I would have to call my husband home from work because I was paralyzed with pain on the floor, unable to get up to care for my babies. I was seeing a chiropractor at the time, and after I turned 40, feeling like my body was failing me, I told the chiropractor I was tired of feeling fragile and I wanted to try running. He looked shocked but finally conceded that I could run, but never more than one mile at a time. So of course I decided to find a new practitioner😜 At this point I went to our amazing local PT and told him my goal, anticipating a similar reaction. Instead, he told me that my body would do what my mind believed it could, and that over time it would adapt to whatever stressors I put on it. He started me with very basic strength exercises, and I gradually started running more and more. 18 months later I ran my first full marathon at the age of 41👊 Saturday’s marathon was my 5th, and while I’m still a ways off from my goals, I’m definitely moving in the right direction! One of my favorite quotes is this - “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” -Henry Ford🙌 Sometimes it’s just about silencing that voice in our minds that says “I can’t.” I still struggle with that voice sometimes, and no doubt that voice played into my marathon bonk on Saturday to some degree. But we have two choices - we can either let our challenges define us, or we can get up every day and work our butts off over and over again until we prove that pesky little voice wrong!💪😘💕
I love this account because it helps me stay accountable and the support from all of you is absolutely incredible ♥️. That being said, I can sometimes be SO scared of putting myself out there and failing. HOWEVER, I want to share my training and racing plans with you because I know it will help me stay accountable and ultimately help me to achieve my goals! 🙌🏼
. 🌟1st goal: I have been working on my speed over the past few months - liberally following a 5k training plan. I am planning on racing my first 5k next Saturday (the 26th)! Since I have no PR to go off of, my hope is to break 23:00 👊🏼
🌟2nd goal: my 18-week marathon training plan officially started yesterday, but I won’t be following it religiously until after the 5k. I’ll be running the Ogden Marathon in May!! It’s no secret that everyone’s dream is to get that BQ 🦄, and I feel like one day, I will get there! My hope for the Ogden marathon is to bridge that gap between my 3:50 PR and the 3:30 qualifying time. My time goal will obviously change over the course of the next 18 weeks, but I definitely want a PR in May!
. 🌟3rd goal: during my marathon training, I want to race at least one half marathon and maybe a 10k. We’ll see 😉
Ok - there I said it!!! My goals are out there and for those of you who read all of that, thank you, thank you, thank you for the support! ♥️♥️♥️
47 4785 hours ago
.sᴇ ᴠᴄ ᴇsᴛɪᴠᴇʀ ғᴇʟɪᴢ | ᴏ ᴀᴍᴏʀ ғʟᴜɪʀá ᴇᴍ sᴜᴀ ᴅɪʀᴇçãᴏ | ɴãᴏ ʜá ɴᴇᴄᴇssɪᴅᴀᴅᴇ ᴅᴇ ᴘᴇᴅɪ-ʟᴏ | ᴏ ᴀᴍᴏʀ ᴅᴇᴠᴇ sᴇʀ ᴄᴏᴍᴏ ᴀ ʀᴇsᴘɪʀᴀçãᴏ | ɴãᴏ é ᴜᴍᴀ ǫᴜᴇsᴛãᴏ ᴅᴇ ᴇsᴛᴀʀ ᴀᴍᴀɴᴅᴏ ᴀʟɢᴜéᴍ | é ᴜᴍᴀ ǫᴜᴇsᴛãᴏ ᴅᴇ sᴇʀ Aᴍᴏʀ •
Foto bem blogueiragem, com legenda blogueiragem também.
Dica de look básico: use sempre tênis. Concorda?😆
22 14284 hours ago
Whoop! Fresh snow, fresh week, fresh start!!!
Yes ... it's me at the gym at o dark thirty (aka 5AM 💃🏼yesterday) Logged 8.2 mi on the TM and was happy to be done. .
My IG friend Amanda @runtothefinish posted about TM running and how many unfairly call it the "dreadmill." (JSYK ... I've never called it that, but I've thought it for sure). .
I'm guessing that no one means to offend another's workout method at all. It's a great training tool. I trained for my first marathon on a TM logging 20 miles at one time 😳(I pretty much zoned out ... what's your longest run on one?)
However, my love for this sport has EVERYTHING to do with my entire experience. Being outside (above all) feeds my soul and I NEED THAT! TBH, race performance is secondary and all of my BQ's are a direct result of my loving the journey; the sights, sounds & smells, figuring out how to manage unsavory conditions (snow, rain, sweltering heat, wind) or relishing in an AMAZING day. 🙏 .
I'm strengthened mentally & physically every run and I bet you TM champs can say the same every time you step off that machine. .
I was so happy I had it at my disposal yesterday, but I'm even happier that I get to run outside today!!! .
There is no "better" way to train ... just different ways. .
While we're on the subject ... I'm in the market for a new TM (hey 🙋🏼 @nordictrack ) What are your recommendations all you experts out there. Thinking I'd love one with a decline option. Thanks for your input! 😘
THANK YOU @vooray LOVE my new gym bag w separate storage for stinky clothes and shoes. ✨
D1 WK1/12: (starting AGAIN 🙄)
8.2 mi easy
1 hr spinning
40 min strength
32 grams of sugar for the day💃🏼💃🏼