Training challenges continue as work stress, sleep difficulties, and nutrition challenges prove for a tough week. Katie and Phil discuss over training syndrome in an effort to avoid bad habits pesky injuries that might setback their marathon training.
This week's training recap offers challenges similar to week two. The couple discusses their efforts to persist despite some discouraging experiences.
Katie and Phil share an article on overtraining syndrome and discuss how elements of overtraining syndrome may have been contributing factors to past injuries. Being able to recognize the mental, hormonal, and physical symptoms of overtraining syndrome will hopefully help the couple complete their training schedule and marathon without unnecessary injury.
If you like flowers, you won't want to miss the Parenting PR, as it's all about random acts of flowers. Katie and Phil share their eldest daughter's mission to spread joy in the world.
Phil uses one of Katie's running sheroes to explain "The Marathon Mentality", an outlook that's about setting intentions, discipline, and resilience.