I’m Tired, but I’m Running

Monday: Rest

Tuesday: 30min upper back, 20 min Kettle Bell workout/leg stretching

Wednesday: 3.2m easy, 20 abs

Between the new job and running, i’ve had to start getting up early, but it’s tough. I’m not a morning person. I’m a sleep in, make breakfast, sip on 4 cups of coffee til i’m finally awake, person. Getting out of bed isn’t hard for me, it’s actually the fumbling around the apartment and getting my legs warmed up part. The half asleep me that can’t remember why i walked from one room to the next. I feel like I’m wandering around for at least 15 minutes before I’m awake and making decisions to get out the door.

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Once i’m out, I kinda like soaking up morning thoughts and just being outside.ย Even though the humidity is terrible, It’s better than snow and ice and it’s also helps keep the running easy. I know i’ll be doing all of my runs in the easy category, but i’m already itching for a speed sesh on the track. That day cannot come fast enough.



Runner’s World had a few good tips for morning running I thought were helpful so I wanted to share:
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I haven’t been eating at all before these runs. I know I don’t need a big breakfast before I head out for a measly 2-3 miles, but a few bites of a banana or something will probably help more than hurt. And if they recommend 1/2 cup of coffee, i’m totally down!



Today was perfectly overcast, great for some picture taking. The creek I run along was super clear today ๐Ÿ™‚


and after run stretching, cause that’s my new normal. You can’t see it in the pics, but i’m literally drenched from the humidity. And I don’t mind at all ๐Ÿ™‚



What time of day do you run?