August 2008 Blog Archive - Chi Running

45 form

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Thu Aug 28th, 2008, 0 comments

I decided to run at Beaver Lake today… it’s up on the north side of town… fairly flat and it’s beautiful in the mornings. It has been raining, so it’s been hot and sticky, ugh. My calves were a little tight, I felt okay at the end of the run, but I did feel like [...]

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rainy track run … awesome!

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Tue Aug 26th, 2008, 0 comments

Tuesday track workout: 15 minutes warm up, 4 accelerations, 15 continued run Today’s track workout was quite good. I surprised myself. Ran a nice easy warm up pace for 15 minutes, really trying to focus on form… kept doing the focuses on keeping my ankles and calves loose (and I was trying all week to [...]

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First LSD trip

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Sun Aug 24th, 2008, 0 comments

hah, no, it’s not what you’re thinking. If you know LSD in the ChiWorld, you know that it stands for Long Slow Distance. Today, Sunday, was my first LSD run. I ran around the flat park near my house in a couple loop track. It was alright, actually… Felt good, ran the full 45 minutes, [...]

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First form workout

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Thu Aug 21st, 2008, 2 comments

Thursday, form, 40 minutes So, Danny thought it would be a good idea to videotape me today. I am not sure how I feel about that, but what can I say? Today was my 2nd run ever for this training, and we met at the track again. My Thursday runs are supposed to be a [...]

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The 1st attempt

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Wed Aug 20th, 2008, 3 comments

20 Aug 2008 I have been assigned to three runs per week, and today was the first in a long set of 3 runs per week for 10+ weeks. I headed to the UNC Asheville track to do my first workout, which for this Tuesday and every Tuesday to follow, involves a 15 min warm [...]

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A Cure for Foot Slapping

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Tue Aug 19th, 2008, 12 comments

I was recently asked, for the umpteenth time, a question that deserves a good answer. “When I concentrate on striking mid-foot and keeping my lower legs very relaxed, it feels and sounds like my feet are slapping the pavement much harder than before. Is this normal, or does my form still need correcting?” For many [...]

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