Week 2 – Marathon training

This was my second full week of marathon training (you can read week 1 here) and as I ease back into more intense exercise, I can feel my body starting to adapt.  It’s been a fairly smooth transition with the exception of some nutrition related hiccups this week.

I have recently watched a few documentaries on the power of proper nutrition.  They discussed how one of the major problems with our society’s diet and nutrition is that people are no longer eating “food,” but instead eating “food-like” products.  Their messages really resonated with me and I am inspired to attempt a cleaner diet for my overall health as well as my marathon training efforts.  I’ll keep you posted on any changes I make and their effects 🙂

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How I Ran My First Marathon

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We were approaching our three-year wedding anniversary when I decided I wanted to run a marathon.  As they say happens in marriage, you become comfortable with your significant other and before you know it, some of that pre-wedding day chub you had worked so hard to shed before the big day starts to creep back into your life uninvited.

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