Sorry no blog post yesterday, my internet was down for some reason. I’m thinking it was because of the crazy storm we had Tuesday night that knocked out a bunch of power lines.
I got a Sports Massage yesterday. I was convinced my Psoas was the main cause of my hip problems, so I asked her to test it out. The psoas is really hard to get to and it takes skill to really get to it. She said my psoas wasn’t as tight as she thought it would be, but my quadratus lumborum (QL) was SUPER tight. She stretched it out and massaged it. I felt taller and so much better. Now I have another thing to massage and stretch, but hopefully it’ll be worth it.
She also said that I was pretty flexible in my hamstrings, she gave me a rope and went through some active isolated stretching with it.
Afterward, I met up with my friend April and we went and ran at Red Coyote’s Pack Pint Run at 6pm. It was 100 degrees and I didn’t have a time, just mileage. 3.2 miles. It was slow though, walk breaks were incorporated in the mix.
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I was actually able to get up this morning and run at 6:30am at the lake. It was a BEAUTIFUL 66 degrees with a light breeze out of the north. It couldn’t have been more perfect running conditions. My body felt great, no complaints. Lots of stretching, massaging, and rolling before and after. I ended up doing 3.3 miles at a 11:16 pace. It’s still not my normal pace, but my cardio fitness needs to catch up. I’m not pushing things, I know better than to do that.
My view, sadly the drought in Oklahoma has caused the water to recede quite a bit.
Afterward, I took Dexter for a 30 minute walk around the neighborhood. We haven’t been able to really get out and about because it’s been too stinking hot and his little body just can’t handle it.
He was a happy and tired boy.
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Oh. My. Gosh. Delicious! I’m not a bar eater, but this was SOOO good. I need to find a blogger who can make this and give me the recipe. If you find this blog who makes this EXACT bar, let me know and I will forever be your friend.
I hope you have a great day and a great weekend!