It’s been so long and so much has happened. In fact, I don’t even know where I left off. It was last summer or last fall or something, right? Well, I’m not going to dwell on the past – I’m here to write about right now.
Right now, or approximately, I am just starting to train again. How long has it been? Well, it has been since last July that I have consistently and on purpose exercised regularly. For a few weeks now I have committed to running 3 times a week, biking as much as possible, and just get to the pool. Tomorrow I am planning to go to the pool for the first time in at least two months. It’s been a crazy last little while and I’m not convinced I have all my health stuff worked out, but I’m working on it.
Alas, today I read a really good article about swimmers becoming runners that I don’t want to forget about. It’s from Active.com and it makes a lot of sense. In most senses of the word, I’m a swimmer before I’m a runner. While I love running, I’m not really built for running and I’m really not very fast or efficient at it. I can’t help but wonder if there is a way for me to become a more efficient and faster runner. One thing that I’m doing is going to a marathon clinic through a local running store. The other is maybe doing these stretches from this Active.com article.