Monthly Archive: July 2017

Week 5 (July 24th – July 30th 2017)

Today marks the fifth week of the 12 week training program I’ve started to try and improve my fitness prior to the Chicago Marathon later in the year. This week I was back into the swing of things managing to get an average of 12,273 steps in each day for a total of 85,910. If it wasn’t for the massive storm on Friday I would …

Week 4 (July 17th – Jul 23rd 2017)

Today marks the fourth week of the 12 week training program I’ve started to try and improve my fitness prior to the Chicago Marathon later in the year. This week was down from the past 3 weeks as I had other priorities that were more important (cute little baby Anna!) but I still managed to just stay above my daily step average (10,427) with a …

Week 3 (July 10th – July 16th 2017)

Today marks the third week of the 12 week training program I’ve started to try and improve my fitness prior to the Chicago Marathon later in the year. Overall this week a little bit less than last week because on most of Friday and Saturday were spent doing the most amazing thing – my daughter was born! Anna Lay born on the 15th of July …

Week 2 (July 3rd – July 9th 2017)

Today marks the second week of the 12 week training program I’ve started to try and improve my fitness prior to the Chicago Marathon later in the year. Overall a great week with Wednesday being the biggest day where I did a 2 hour walk to Empeiji Temple and clocking in 29,877 steps with 2185 active calories which included a steady run for 20 minutes …

Week 1 (June 26 – July 2nd 2017)

Today marks the first week of a roughly 12 week training program I’ve started to try and improve my fitness prior to the Chicago Marathon later in the year. I realized that after doing a bit of reading that I was neglecting to do any base training and only really running once a week at maximum heartrate (zone 5). This ultimately meant I wasn’t building …