Exercises:  I’m nonetheless having fun with all the things about my exercises, even the huffing and puffing and dripping sweat – and that is indoors, with air con!  Whereas there are some issues that I’ve performed greater than as soon as, just like the rower/skier/air bike, there may be all the time one thing completely different and new with every session.  Yesterday I tentatively tried out the slidey-thing – you already know, the place you place material booties over your sneakers and glide on a slick mat backward and forward, like a velocity skater?  I used to be afraid I might slip and fall, however I did not and managed to be rather less herky-jerky with my actions by the tip of the reps.  I felt it in my outer thighs, which looks like a very good space to strengthen, what with operating and IT band points and the like.  It is good to not do the identical routine each time; it retains issues recent for the purchasers in addition to the coaches.

Operating:  I’m on a operating hiatus this week and subsequent week.  I hated to cease operating, however actually, my calf continues to be pulling once I run, which suggests it is not fully healed.  The choice was just a little simpler to take as a result of I’ve not had a run the place I did not really feel like I used to be operating by sludge ever since I tore my calf muscle; I simply plod alongside and it hasn’t been plenty of enjoyable, sadly.  So I am utilizing my BFF Buffer to therapeutic massage the lumps the place the tear is, I am again to icing it, and I am hoping that not stressing it with operating will lastly get me over this.  Ugh, accidents.  They’re the worst!


Since I am not operating, I helped out with Logan on Saturday.  The marathoners had 9 miles on faucet, however that they had additionally signed up for the Run For Training 5K that was held close to our operating space, so that they ran six miles earlier than the race after which modified shirts, had some water and GU, after which began operating once more!  Logan went together with them for the primary six miles, however Jimmymeow and I took over after that.  We had fun with him:

Jeff captioned this picture:  “They don’t seem to be married and that isn’t their child” – yep.

We watched over him carefully:

Kidding!  He actually wasn’t sitting on the curb all by himself – Jimmy simply leaned out of the body.

We watched the runners are available:

Jimmymeow makes a cushty chair!
Brian – he was first in his age group AND first within the male masters division!
 Karen – you already know she wasn’t waving to us, it was to Logan.
Cary – efficiently out-sprinting the opposite two runners, which is one thing on the finish of 9 miles!
Jeff and Julia – Jeff gained his age group!
Group shot – Diane did not run the race however she ran eight miles whereas everybody else was operating.

The climate was heat and muggy, so I did not really feel dangerous about not operating that morning.  Plus I bought to play with Logan, and Jimmy introduced me a McDonald’s espresso – what extra may I need?

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