Getting back to Training… not just exercising

Well, it’s been a busy few months. February came and went, I directed my last race in North Carolina, and fast forward 6 months we have a retail business open and I’m learning how to manage running a “store”, managing a team of employees,...

Planks… done & back to double digit runs!

I am happy to report that I am done with my plank challenge. That is the greatest news I have heard in a while ūüôā Man – that challenge is tough. Which means that I will be doing it again and again until it’s not as hard. It didn’t start getting really...

How many challenges is too many?

I went into December knowing it was going to be busy. Holidays were one thing but so was the pushup – turned plank challenge, building my mileage, and also wanting to get in some more body-weight exercises regularly. I’m burnt out¬†on a gym (and don’t...

How much do I do if I’m sick?

Well that depends on what you mean by “sick”. Sick like runny nose because it’s allergy season? Sick as in a sore throat maybe from allergies, but maybe not… Sick as fever and a general need to stay asleep? My rule of thumb if it’s above...

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...

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....