I'll tell you, training is hard! The quest for health and fitness is such a slow process. I read everything I can get my hands on. I do a lot of trial and error. When I read something that makes sense, I incorporate it into my workout routine or eating plan, depending on what it … Continue reading Slowly But Surely
Sometimes I chuckle when I look at the routes that I run. This was a down and back. And down and back. And halfway down and back route. One would think that it would be a straight line. One would be wrong! I was reading the other day about running surfaces. They (whoever "they" is) … Continue reading May As Well Be Drinking
I saw this on Pinterest and it struck a chord with me. My normal warm up and cool down consists of a brisk walk. That's the way that it's always been. Warm up and cool down means that you're lowering your heart rate and easing back into normal life. Walking seems to be the best … Continue reading It Hurts Now
Something I swore I'd never do is run on back to back days. I've been babying my feet because of plantar fasciitis in the one, and it makes it more difficult to keep the healing process continuing in a positive manner if I run on consecutive days. My training plan doesn't have running activities on … Continue reading Back To Back
I officially (and I use that term loosely) started my 10k training on July 20th. I was originally going to start on June 29th, but then we scheduled an impromptu reunion. So I was going to start on July 6th, the day after our reunion. But there was still family in town and I was … Continue reading How Many Times
Up at SIX! On the road fifteen minutes later! BAM!! Like a boss!! A slow boss, but a boss!
"To sleep, perchance to dream. Ay, there's the rub." Remember how I said a couple of days ago that I was going to make an attempt to get up and do my workout in the morning because of the summer heat? The red arrow is when my alarm went off at 6:00am. I automatically FLUNG … Continue reading To Sleep