Dig Deep!

NYC Marathon Training: Day 39 After a fun, rare night out watching Real Madrid defeat AC Milan at Yankee Stadium last night, I was not exactly jazzed up for a run after work and less than five ours sleep, but the key words for today are: Dig deep.

There will be many days like today where the last thing you want to do is go for a run, but we've made a commitment and that requires perseverance.

So, since the weather wasn't great and my family was heading to the gym, I decided to hit the dreaded treadmill. As much as I truly dislike running nowhere, it is good for one thing....interval training. So, that's what I did. I got a great sweat in less than 20 minutes and that was good enough for today.


  • 10 x 1 minute intervals @ 6 minute pace (10 mph) with approx. 1 minute jog/walk rest at 4-6 mph

  • Stretching, foam rolling and some ankle strengthening with theraband

  • Hot tub at the pool...ahhh