4 recovery week problems from a marathon newbie (aka @caitpilk):

4 recovery week problems from a marathon newbie (aka @caitpilk):

Ah, the lovely recovery week. My wearied gams discovered that tapering during full training is much, MUCH different than sort of, not really tapering for a half. In other words, mileage still makes you tired, but less time in your running shoes makes you go insane. Womp womp. Lucky for me, one of my craziest weeks at the Women’s Running HQ happened this week, so even the slight adjustment in weekly mileage was appreciated (kind of). In honor of shortened mileage, I will keep this brief. Here are four things that mocked me this week—and my self-made solutions to each of them: Problem: I still want to eat everything. Food is not running. Therefore, eating everything in sight does not replace the 4-5 miles you shaved off your Thursday morning sessions. But it needs to be crunchy. I want something crunchy. Solution: Instead of noshing on Fritos for every meal, I grabbed an eas...

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