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Cross-Training then and now: Olympic Training Log May 21-May 27

If you’re following my 1988 training log, you’ll see that this was another week of NO running. My situation now, in 2012, is similar in that I can do very little running because of advanced arthritis in one knee. Though … Continue reading

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Olympic Training Log May 7-May 13: Cross-Training SUCKS!

The Injured Runner: It Sucks to Be You! Yeah, we all know injured runners are unhappy, hyper, worried they’ll gain weight, worried they’ll have to miss (or screw up) their next race, and driven to run no matter how much … Continue reading

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Olympic Training Log: Why so little running?

Cross-training: why it works for me Those of you following my Olympic Training Log may have noticed that in the five days following the 15K race in Monte Carlo, I ran a total of three miles. Why? Because I was … Continue reading

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I turn into a cyclist again

Getting on my bike is the best way I’ve found to forget about my bum knee. Cycling doesn’t replace running. I won’t ever love cycling the way I love running. It doesn’t  match my personality as well as running does; … Continue reading

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