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Fall Seris No. 1, Gallery 1

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"Well put Kristy! Love it!"
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Melvin Watson's Blog

Pain....It Does Not Discriminate

After having such a blast at the 12K Summer Roundup, I took heed to one of my previous blogs and allowed myself to recover appropriately. It was about ten (10) days with no physical activity because of illness. I did not panic knowing the Pikes Peak Accent was five (5) weeks away at that time. So on my first day back after suffering from those bad allergies I told myself "Just Build Your Base!".

My goal was to run the stairs at my place of work on Schriever AFB. Stair running has been…

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Posted on August 2, 2013 at 9:27pm — 6 Comments

Allergies....Smallergies

I never thought in my wildest dreams my training would ever be impacted by allergies. I thought I had a summer cold or hey fever and it felt as bad as when I had pneumonia a few years back. The impact it had on my life was shocking. It really through me for a loop.  I had to miss three days of work...yaaaay!…

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Posted on July 20, 2013 at 7:28pm — 6 Comments

Preparing For Summer Roundup Trail Run 12K

How does one prepare for such race? After hearing so many different stories good and bad about the Triple Crown of Running Series race number two, I have to admit I didn't know what to think. Someone even asked me for advice on how to approach it which I found amusing because I’ve never done it....hahahaha. We all have have different training methodologies, "secrets", approaches, philosophies, lessons learned and even some pet peeves. I try not to get myself too worked up but that is what is…

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Posted on July 2, 2013 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

The Effects of Overtraining Part II

The Effects of Overtraining Part II



As I love discussing training methods, conditioning and recovery I often find myself saying “Mel wait remember what happened the last time you did this”. If you ever wondered if you are overtraining consider the following symptoms:

~Persistent muscle soreness, Persistent fatigue, Elevated resting heart rate

~Reduced heart rate variability, Increased susceptibility to infections

~Increased incidence of injuries,…

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Posted on June 1, 2013 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

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At 9:04pm on October 13, 2014, Julie Chagnon said…

BEASTAMANIACAROCKINMARYLANDBALTIMOREAMANICAC!!!!

At 8:56pm on July 21, 2013, Julie Chagnon said…

Mel, you are always determined to push through whatever it may be!  Rock on my friend!

 
 
 

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