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 🙂  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 🙂

Streaking:

Day 1- 4 mile medium speed

Day 2-35 minute tempo run

Day 3- 4 mile varied speeds

Day 4-Easy Peasy threesy 🙂  (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.

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