Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Stairs...this time no injuries

So...after multiple previous attempts of running stairs, I've finally found a way to do it without injuring myself.  And it was right in front of me all the time:  Walking up and down the stairs in our apartment building!

We live in a 10 story building and for the past couple of weeks I've been doing some early morning stair repeats.  Walking mind you...running up stairs caused my previous injuries. I'm up to 4 sets now and have been humbled by the experience.  Climbing stairs is hard! The first time I went out I was completely out of breath after the first set and my legs were rubber.  That was hard to take especially since I'm a long time runner.

I've been combining these stair climbing sessions with my ab workout and while I can barely see a two-pack developing (if I squint in low light), I'm going to stick with it. I have a wager on with Larry Savitch for Reggae Marathon this December and if this is the only time in my life I actually sport defined abs it will be worth it!

Until next time...

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