The Dexter-Ann Arbor Run was my second half-marathon. My first half-marathon (which was also my first official race) was the Capital City River Run in Lansing, MI on September 26, 2010. For my first half I did a lot better than I expected and finished with a time of 2:08:51. I have to admit that […]
Are You Ready for a Challenge?
Wow. Last week I accomplished a HUGE goal that I set for myself in April 2010 after I completed my first round of P90X. I ran a half-marathon! My goal was simply to finish but I managed to eek out a pretty respectable time for my first half: 2:08:51. My sister and I were blessed […]
Last Training Run Before my First Half-Marathon
Today I did my last training run before I attempt my first half-marathon this Sunday in Lansing. I did 4 miles and I was really surprised how difficult it was for me. I think it was mainly because of the humidity. Ick. About 1/2 mile into the run I also heard a jingle-jangle sound and […]
Can You Do P90X and Train for a Half-Marathon at the Same Time?
I got an email today from one of my P90X buddies about the challenges associated with doing P90X and training for a half-marathon at the same time. Her question was (in a nutshell), “Do you do P90X and run on the same day? Do you alternate? I just don’t know how I can do both […]
Are You Doing the Right Thing?
Wow, can you believe it’s almost AUGUST already? It seems like it was just yesterday on January 4, 2010 when I decided to press play for the FIRST TIME. And now . . . I just finished my second round (180 days) of P90X! Since then my focus has shifted to training for the half-marathon […]
Round 2: Insanity/P90X Doubles Hybrid Schedule
After a couple weeks of experimentation, I think I finally figured out my Round 2 Insanity/P90X Doubles Hybrid Schedule. For my first round of P90X I followed the Classic plan for the first 60 days and then did Doubles for the last 30 days. This time around I decided to start Week 1 with Doubles […]