Monday, June 9, 2008


ORN: 6.5 in 58 minutes. Slow 'n' steady for a recovery day.

I hear the heat wave is going to break soon, which is excellent news. Even the 80s are starting to sound pleasant. I'm becoming a cold-weather runner; I think ideal conditions are in the 40s or 50s.

Also did an hour of pilates and an hour of yoga today. Cross-training is fun! I really like doing those two, which are great for my flexibility and core strength. I'm already noticing on long runs the things that used to ache -- hips and back -- don't anymore. Yay!

Okay, that's all.


Anonymous said...

have you used one of those big balls? i'm thinking you did when you were at bu...wondering if they really make a difference...
love ya!

Tracy Lightfoot said...

Yeah, I did pilates on a ball at BU, not so much with the big ball now. We use a four-pound bar, along with the ring and sometimes a small ball. It's a lot of planks and crunches made evil.