Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Scott's Off-Season Training

This is about it for my off-season training - chasing Sophie around the shopping mall. Working on that aerobic base!

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Do note I'm throwing in some upper body work at the end. ;-)

I hope y'all are having a great week!

10 comments:

  1. I think, I just heard a collective "awwwww" from trail running nation

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  2. that's some good cross training. and.. awwwww.

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  3. That makes us all feel better about our off-season training :)

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  4. Awwww is right! Very cute, Scott. But I don't believe you're not running with States on the horizon for '08!

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  5. Sophie has the pacer duties down cold!
    With that Pacer...You can knock off many a runner at Cool, AR or even states!

    Tony

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  6. Hi,

    Long time lurker. I see you at races a lot and you always look surprised when I say "hi" to you by name :-)

    Do I recognize Sophie's training area as outside Nordstrom at Stanford Mall?

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  7. Enjoy the time you got with her now! When you blink, she'll be grown up and you'll wonder where the time gone.

    And I read your tips in the December issue of TrailRunner, great info! Never thought about walking backward up hills to reverse the pounding that downhill running does.

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  8. Stanford mall Nordstroms is right! One of the few places to get coffee when you have two dogs and a kid helping you shop.

    Jon - walking backwards up hills has become a daily staple for me, and I think it has helped my hill running a ton. My weekly hill drill is to uphill 30 sec sprint, walk down, walk bkwd up, walk down x 6-10 reps. Burns the quads and hamstrings real good!

    Sd

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  9. that looks like a perfect off season :)

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  10. Wow, you really gained speed and endurance, Scott, almost ready for States and take on the 30-39 age group ultra Grand Prix, now that Mark has (finally...) moved on to assume his age! ;-)

    Take care and enjoy the Season!

    Jean.

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