Another Thursday, another Thursday Thinking Out Loud! Linking up with Amanda at Running with Spoons.
#1 HAPPY THANKSGIVING
…. American Friends!
It seems that Thanksgiving is a much bigger deal in the US than here in Canada. Multiple days off work/school, a parade and of course, Black Friday. In Canada, we like to keep it simple and just have Turkey+pie! I’m really craving a Thanksgiving dinner right now. I wonder if any restaurants around here have a dinner special on tonight? I could just go to the Work’s and order a turkey burger!
#2 Who knew that would work
I went for a short 4K run on Sunday and went out too fast and therefore did not feel good. It was just a miserable run. I laughed that I found 4K hard, yet three weeks earlier I ran 10x that amount. Also, my IT band felt tight as well. I was not a happy runner camper. Yesterday, I went out for a 5K run. I used a cadence beep app on my phone to let me know what my cadence should be at. I also concentrated on leaning forward from the ankles and keeping my core engaged. Funny enough, the run was much easier for me. I was only a few seconds faster, pace-wise, but the effort was significantly less. My IT band didn’t hurt at all. Are you surprised? I am not. I have also been doing all my hip/glute exercises too. Funny that all these things help!
#3 US Adventures
I went across the border the other day to pick [...]