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Old 01-25-2013, 12:19 PM   #7 (permalink)
nottango
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Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Chicagoland, IL (USA)
Posts: 300
Default long runs are different...

My routine is totally different for long runs (up to 15.5 miles during the fall). I wake at the same time (early) and eat some cereal (I prefer Honey-Nut O's, just about 1/2 cup without milk) and coffee. After I use the restroom, I take off. I bring Clif Bars, and share them with my running buddy (My dog Tango!) during the run with plenty of water.
The BEST recovery for me is Instant Breakfast, followed by a warm bath with Epsom salt. I feel totally depleted when I reurn from the run, but totally fine when I emerge from the tub!
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Fitday start date: 6/21/2010
Start weight: 158#
Goal met Spring 2011
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