September Streaking

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Hello everyone! ¬†Wanna streak with me?! ¬†We are NOT talking any nakies here, I’m talking about a running streak! ¬†September, to me as a former teacher, is a lovely time for fresh beginnings, gorgeous weather and the return of favorite TV shows! ¬†All, in my opinion, set the stage for a perfect STREAKING MONTH! ¬†Here is how it works: ¬†MOVE. EVERY. DAY. ¬†IN. SEPTEMBER. ¬†Easy peasy ūüôā ¬†Even if it is mile, DO IT! ¬†Streaking can be fun! Tee her. OK, while we are on the topic, here are some of my favorite most popular running questions:

Q: ¬†How do you run with ‘dem babies?!

A: ¬†I run on the treadmill mostly, save for the few times a month that I can get outside when the babies are being watched. ¬†I go to bed super early so I save all of my good TV shows for the ‘mill and it works as a great incentive!

Q:  What sneakers do you wear?

A: Ignore the above pic (there I am wearing Nike Frees which I will wear to run on vacation or other times, as these are my “kick around sneaks”” but I am a true believer in and wearer of Newtons. I specifically wear the Gravities. ¬†The Newtons are super different from any other running shoe out there. ¬†And yes, the rumor is true…I do NOT wear socks. ¬†Peeee-yuuuuuuuu!

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About Newtons: ¬†The Brand¬†“encourages” runners to become mid-foot strikers, thereby ¬†improving gait and alleviating shin issues. ¬†Secondly, you do¬†not need to alternate¬†Newtons¬†as with other brands and their gel-like cushioning as the cushioning needs a full 24 hours to “revamp” itself. ¬†With the Newton rubber “lugs” you do not need to wait for the cushion to regenerate; it is there for you when needed!

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Bridge running in my Newton Gravity

Q:  What does your typical running week look like?

A: ¬†Well it is different when I am “streaking” vs. not ūüôā

Streaking:

Day 1- 4 mile medium speed

Day 2-35 minute tempo run

Day 3- 4 mile varied speeds

Day 4-Easy Peasy threesy ūüôā ¬†(3 miler)

Day 5- Long run (6ish)

Day 6- Shake out run

Day 7-¬†Fast mile (speed work for ONE mile to work on a “fast mile”), current fastest = 7:14

NOT streaking:

Day 1-4 mile at medium speed

Day 2-35 minute tempo run

Day 3- 4 mile varied speeds

Day 4-Fast mile (speed work for ONE mile to work on a “fast mile”), current fastest = 7:14

Day 5- Long run (6ish)

Day 6- Shake out run (easy peasy threesy-3 miles)

Day 7- OFF

DIRTY shoes. Good decision to not wear my new Newtons. Review to follow. Wrinkly wet bib.