21 Miles, Restorative Yoga and Wknd Recap.

Hello hello! I got my Monday started right…teaching a power packed early bird spin class. It was fun being back in the saddle and getting back to the grind.

And of course it wouldn’t be Monday with a little bit of iced coffee lovin’.

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Let’s backtrack to the weekend! I had a 21 miler on tap. Countdown…3 weeks til my first ultramarathon! 50K I am comin for ya.

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After this run I was in need of some serious recovery so I made myself a smoothie with some protein and put on my compression socks.

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That night I had a little dinner date so I dressed up and hit the town in a snazzy colorful dress. I try to clean up well.

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Sunday I was pretty spent so I slept in and made it back out for another run. 8 easy miles to help loosen things up a bit. Legs were actually feeling good even after the 21 miler and not at all really stiff. I think honestly my body is so used to the mileage…I’ve been running marathons for 6 years but I’m still happy my body is able to adapt and recover so quickly.

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I think what also helps is that I have been rocking it in the yoga studio. I went to restorative yoga last night and we did an hour session to the tune of some candlelight. Restorative yoga equals some amazing sleep. You should definitely try it if you have not already.

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Or check out this girl’s youtube channel and you can do it right from your living room. She is awesome.

How was your weekend? Did you get some happy running miles in?

35 thoughts on “21 Miles, Restorative Yoga and Wknd Recap.

  1. I ran a bit this weekend – still doing walk/run intervals during my hip recovery! It was beautiful weather here so I was happy to be able to go out and run!
    Best of luck on your ultra-marathon!!

  2. Dang – you are getting some serious mileage!! So exciting that your 50K is almost here.
    You look great in that dress – hope the date was fun.

  3. A) You look smashing in your cute Saturday night dress! B) I need some restorative yoga in my life…I am totally checking the schedule right now… C) I can’t believe your ultra is so close! Yipeeeee! You’re going to kill it! 🙂 Glad to hear you had a wonderful weekend. Happy Monday, dear! 😀

  4. Your weekend sounded like it was a good one. I got some miles in via walking on BOURBON! I went to New Orleans with friends for a birthday celebration. It was a great place to get away!

  5. It is pretty incredible that your body handles all those miles so well and you recover so quickly after all those years! Ultra coming up you must be pumped!! I ran a pretty six miler along Lake Michigan this weekend it was cold but breathtaking 🙂

  6. Girl, you are so ready for this Ultra. You are on point with your training, I have no doubt you’ll do amazing. 2015 is going to be a good running year for you (it already is…).

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