My Personal December Challenge

December Focus: Finishing the Pushup Challenge, Building Mileage, Starting the Core Challenge I’ll be finishing up my Pushup Challenge with my push up buddy, Jo. The day that ends I’ll be jumping right into the Plank Challenge which will take me through...

Reward Yourself

Positive reinforcement works for kids ages 1-100! I have a tendency to make all my rewards food-based… Is that bad? Maybe, maybe not – but it works for me. As a personal growth area I am making it a point to not create all food-based rewards. Sometimes...

Plank Challenge

Planks… you know you should do them but that can be the longest minute ever! Agreed on all fronts – so let’s make it a little more manageable. Starting with a 15 second plank and building up to 4:30 minutes takes some time, focus, and some really...

5+5 Pushup Challenge

We are here to Pump… You Up! Name that skit…  Here’s a challenge that is fun to do multiple months a year. The 5+5 pushup challenge was brought to me by a friend (Mr. A. P. – thank you very much!) and I was captivated. The tracking sheets are...

Building Mileage

Having spent the last 20+ years doing endurance events I have had lots of personal experience with adding mileage to my weekly runs. I don’t typically keep track of how many miles per week I run – I just know what I need to do for my long runs and adjust....