October 29th, 2012
I had grand plans to write last week. But sometimes life happens. It did.
A new week, a fresh start.
So I figured it was time to check in and give an update on how my “training” has been going. I venture to not even use
Continue Reading… Monthly Training Update: October
August 20th, 2012
I was hoping to get this out sooner than late August. Better late than never!
So how’s August been going? Looking back at what I wrote a month ago in July, I would say there has been improvement. The husband and I joined a new gym and so
Continue Reading… Monthly Training Update: August
January 5th, 2012
This week marks 20 weeks until the 2012 Rite Aid Cleveland Half-Marathon.
This week also means it’s time to get down to business. I’ve worked and reworked my training schedule five times over. This is my “final” copy — at least for the moment.
Continue Reading… Half-Marathon Training: The First Leg
October 11th, 2011
Workouts Rewind: Friday: Planned REST Day Saturday: 8-mile run Sunday: Lower Body/Abs (30 minutes) Monday: Unplanned REST Day
It’s already fall, but I’m pretty sure this past weekend was the last taste of summer we’re going to have here in Northeast Ohio. And if I’m wrong — I’ll
Continue Reading… Last Days of Summer
October 5th, 2011
30-minutes Lower Body/Abs/Back
Lately I’ve been a complete weight-training failure. And Body-for-LIFE? I think it was kicked to the curb at the same time. I think I’ve done two strength-training workouts since the move. When I was following the BFL
Continue Reading… How Do You Maintain Your Motivation?
September 27th, 2011
I have a little confession. I’m still just a bit overwhelmed with life right now.
From small tasks such as switching to Ohio license plates, to larger challenges like finding a new church. There’s still a lot going on over here. I’m torn between vegging out and just enjoying “being,” and
Continue Reading… Training for a Half-Marathon
September 26th, 2011
Clearly often go awry!
Saturday I had a 6-mile run on tap, which was my scheduled long run this week. The husband agreed to join me. We decided to get up at 6:45 a.m. which would be “sleeping in” by our new standards. First failure – me getting
Continue Reading… The Best Laid Plans
September 8th, 2011
Today’s guest post comes from Stephanie Anne who writes Running to Health.
Since I began running over five years ago on my quest for the Mickey Mouse medal, I am lucky to say I’ve been sidelined from running very little. My bunion surgery last summer
Continue Reading… Finding Value in Strength Training
September 7th, 2011
Workouts Rewind: Friday – Planned Rest Day Saturday – Unplanned Rest Day (aka. Packing Boxes All Day) Sunday – 60-minutes Upper/Lower Body Strength Combo Monday – 75-minutes all levels yoga, 2 mile run, 2 mile walk Tuesday – 60-minutes all levels yoga
I wanted to stop in real
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September 2nd, 2011
Monday: Vinyasa Flow Yoga (75-minutes) Tuesday: Elliptical (15-minutes), Lower Body/Abs (45-minutes) Wednesday: 4-Mile Run (44:51) at run group Thursday: Unplanned REST Day (aka. Last Night at the Ballpark)
Pre-Run (Light was Out in the Bathroom = Poor, Grainy Photo)
Continue Reading… Celebrating National Yoga Month