13.1, running, training, yoga

RnR CLE training has begun!

It’s that time again! Starting this morning I am officially once again in training mode, this time for the Cleveland Rock ‘n’ Roll Half.

Last October, this was my very first half-marathon and I’m excited to get a second finisher’s medal from this particular race, especially since the 2013 race was the inaugural event. I am once again using the same Hal Higdon training plan I used in the spring for the Cleveland Half Marathon and one of my favorite things about it is the fact that it’s pretty flexible, which means I can adapt it to best fit my schedule. Like cross training with spinning on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Monday is “strength and stretch” day and this morning I was up bright and early to attend an Open Flow class at a studio just up the street from me. While training for the Cleveland Half, I only practiced yoga a couple of times so I’m actually really grateful that Alicia asked me to be an Official Blogger for Yoga Rocks the Park Cleveland because it’s gotten me back into a neglected practice and the Open Flow class — which I first attend last week as a sort of test run — challenges my body in a really good way.

Congrats Austin and Reche, who won the two Quest Nutrition variety packs!

Love from the ashes,
Lady Lazarus

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