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Meals and Miles (week of 4.6 to 4.12)

  Miles: Taper is in full swing! Last week I had reduced mileage that incorporated some speed work into three of my runs. At this point in training I am not trying to gain any fitness or speed; the goal is to maintain the fitness I gained over 5 months of training and stay sharp on

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The Meals and Miles of Taper Time (week of 3/30 to 4/5)

  Athletes who are moving into the taper phase of training should pay careful attention to their calorie intake during this time. As an athlete transitions from a high mileage week and moves into lower mileage “taper time” s/he needs to adjust what s/he is eating to mirror the lower mileage load. I’ll be the

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Boston Marathon Training Update: The meals and miles of my peak week before taper!

  Last week I was supposed to run just under 80 miles. I was supposed to run 20 miles on the Boston marathon course. I was supposed to enter taper on a high note in my training. The week started off tough but awesome as I came off of the 24 mile split run (from the previous week). Even though

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