Just tryna eat the bar Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/ Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:48:08 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Fri, Mar 30, 2018 http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/blog-03-30-2018.html <p>picked up some warmup and cooldown mileage with the boys today. just didn&#39;t feel like running very much....in a funk today</p> Fri, 30 Mar 2018 06:00:00 Thu, Mar 29, 2018 http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/blog-03-29-2018.html <p>pre meet ish, even though i&#39;m not racing. did 10 total with 2x400m at 3k ish pace, 72 and 71, with a minute jog in between. felt good to move again</p> Thu, 29 Mar 2018 06:00:00 Wed, Mar 28, 2018 http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/blog-03-28-2018.html <p>50% on dikes no canyon today, 6:47 avg. super windy again. 8x100m strides after, at about 4:25 pace. felt smooth and good, but now that i&#39;m doing better work again, i&#39;m really tired all the time. it&#39;s a truly great feeling though</p> Wed, 28 Mar 2018 06:00:00 Tue, Mar 27, 2018 http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/blog-03-27-2018.html <p>normal warmup, then 8 easy, 7:05 avg, with 6x100m strides on the turf. good stuff. body is tired, gotta recover.</p> Tue, 27 Mar 2018 06:00:00 Mon, Mar 26, 2018 http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/blog-03-26-2018.html <p>first day back with the boys at practice since the injury! so stoked to be back. it was nice to train on my own, and a good decision (because i would&#39;ve come back way too quickly), but it feels good to run with people again. did 8 mile dikes, then me and josh broke off (cuz he&#39;s at reduced mileage too), 6:31 avg, closed in 5:58. small victories. then weights. i know i&#39;m gonna be sore lol, haven&#39;t been to weights since like january. rip&nbsp;</p> Mon, 26 Mar 2018 06:00:00 Sat, Mar 24, 2018 http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/blog-03-24-2018.html <p>ran with kasey and hayden while david biked alongside us. david was stupid and couldn&#39;t ride a bike lol so he turned around after like 2 miles, then me and kasey and hayden did dikes no canyon, 7:00 avg for 8 miles. the first 4 miles were awful, it was probably the strongest wind i&#39;ve ran in cedar before. once we hit the trail and had the wind at our backs though it was nice. good stuff&nbsp;</p> Sat, 24 Mar 2018 06:00:00 Fri, Mar 23, 2018 http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/blog-03-23-2018.html <p>good run today. ran around the track with mike, hayden, rory, and clayson (from byu) while kasey did his workout, then added on with mike and hayden. 7:00 avg for 7 miles. felt good, and it was super nice to run with people.</p> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 06:00:00 Thu, Mar 22, 2018 http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/blog-03-22-2018.html <p>crazy weather today. ran with aidan and kasey, 7 miles easy at 6:52 avg. ran 7mile dikes. felt like poopoo, the wind was just too oppressive today, and the rain didn&#39;t help. first 3 miles were a grind, but once we got the wind at our back, it felt loads better. sang SAD! by xxxtentacion in my head the whole time lol, not a good song to run to but it&#39;s all mental, as my only viewer Mark Bennett would say&nbsp;</p> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 06:00:00 Wed, Mar 21, 2018 http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/blog-03-21-2018.html <p>took a nap from 2 to 430, and i did NOT feel like doing anything when i woke up. told myself that a run wasn&#39;t worth it, nobody cares, i don&#39;t even care, but i got out the door and went 6 easy at 7:10 pace and felt great. one of those days where when you get yourself out the door, it&#39;s worth it.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 06:00:00 Tue, Mar 20, 2018 http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/blog-03-20-2018.html <p>did 5 easy up the canyon from my house, 6:49 avg. was gonna do a sprint workout on kaseys stationary bike when i got back but it wasn&#39;t set up and i dont wanna ruin stuff so i did a plyo workout instead; did 3 sets of lateral jumps for 30sec on each leg, then 3 sets of forward/backward jumps 30sec each leg, then 2 sets of 10 box jumps. good stuff</p> Tue, 20 Mar 2018 06:00:00 Mon, Mar 19, 2018 http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/blog-03-19-2018.html <p>solo 6 miler on dikes, 6:38 avg, closed in 5:43. felt smooth, but still hard. a bit of an ache on my left foot, might take the rest of the week off, i&#39;m redshirting and my motivation is low anyway so who the hell cares.</p> Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:00:00 Sat, Mar 17, 2018 http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/blog-03-17-2018.html <p>another 5 miler. Monday will be 6 miles! averaged 6:42 today, felt like a grind but that&#39;ll happen when my fitness is at this level. did my ol&#39; rat face pickups at the end too. gotta stay on top of recovery.</p> Sat, 17 Mar 2018 06:00:00 Fri, Mar 16, 2018 http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/blog-03-16-2018.html <p>kind of a boring day. ran 5 miles on main street loop, felt like i was going faster than i was. 7:00 avg. the fitness is coming back; just gotta stay on top of recovery.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 06:00:00 Thu, Mar 15, 2018 http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/blog-03-15-2018.html <p>day 5 of cross country campaign 2018. ran 5 easy, 7:02 average, on main street loop in the cold. today was honestly one of the worst days of my life...my car broke down, i lost one of my best friends, and i had to spend upwards of 300 bucks on eye care stuff, not to mention what it&#39;s gonna cost to fix my car...but there&#39;s one thing that&#39;s always there for me, and that&#39;s running. the 5 miles felt hard for the first few, but i got rolling down main street and felt smooth.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 06:00:00 Wed, Mar 14, 2018 http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/blog-03-14-2018.html <p>day 4 of cross country campaign 2018. ran 4 easy again, this time with aaron. averaged 6:42, with a half mile push into the wind uphill at the end. that really killed me. i&#39;m quite out of shape...but the fun part is improving fitness, not battling through injury. good stuff.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 14 Mar 2018 06:00:00 Tue, Mar 13, 2018 http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/blog-03-13-2018.html <p>day 3 of my campaign for cross country 2018. 4 miles easy, 7:16 avg in the oppressive wind. really feeling the party last night. gotta stop that. felt drained again, but that&#39;s what two parties in two night will do. the focus will return when spring break is over.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 13 Mar 2018 06:00:00 Mon, Mar 12, 2018 http://Ducote.fastrunningblog.com/blog-03-12-2018.html <p>Beginning of my campaign for cross country 2018. 4 miles easy in the new energy boosts. &nbsp;the aches and pains are at a minimal, but the fitness will take a while to return. no watch, ran with mark. felt a bit drained.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 12 Mar 2018 06:00:00