Inspiration for training can come from any aspect of your life and I think that if you borrow from what you already know, it can help you progress faster than you thought you could. I grew up around horses and when I got older, I took a lot of pride at being able to develop… Continue reading Everything I know About Running I Learned from Riding
I read a post on a Facebook page that I follow and the poster made an interesting statement: they said that all athletes are runners but not all runners are athletes. Their reasoning was based on an obstacle course that they had recently participated in. Along with the other competitors, there was an elite-level ultra… Continue reading So am I an Athlete Yet?
A small case of the plague has seriously hampered any serious training, both with weights and running. Even after the snot faucet dried up, my sinuses felt like my face was going to explode, like that scene from Alien where, well, you know. The fact that it was bloody cold only aggravated my tender lungs. … Continue reading Diet: a Four-Letter Word
Well I had a cold that knocked me on my ass for way too long. On the plus side, it left me with some time to cobble together a little post. It’s a continuation of my beginner’s series that you can blame on Shay-lon. Now let me start off with this disclaimer: I have no… Continue reading Form: the Expression of Function
I may not be one for resolutions but I am one for reflection and this seems to be the best time for it. I know that this is when I would normally post a summary of the past week and while I have been very consistent with running and better diet, I had something else… Continue reading This Time it is About Me
Wow! Thank you to Shannon G at MSnubutterflies for nominating me for this award. This is a huge honour from a very wonderful person. Because I was nominated, I need to follow the following rules: Thank the person that nominated you and include a link to their blog. Nominate at least 15 blogs of your… Continue reading Versatile Blogger Award
So you’ve got your shoes laced up and your spiffy new clothes, what’s the next step? Go running of course. If it’s been a while (or never), I think the best way to start running is to alternate running and walking. Or walking alternated with brisker walking. Guess what? You’re interval training. Pretty cool, isn’t… Continue reading Get out there