Hello Friends. It’s Been a While

Yes I know I’ve been MIA for a bit.  Let me explain.  See I live in the middle of nowhere which means that I have satellite internet service.  It is slow.  Notoriously slow.  And if I use up my allotment, well it gets even slower.  Just checking up on posts can be problematic and if… Continue reading Hello Friends. It’s Been a While

Summary March 6-12 (AKA how I discovered gravity)

Back from vacation and into the real world.  Ugh.  Now despite taking a ton of opportunities to get out and hike with my dogs, the exercise was far from intense.  In fact the only thing that was high intensity was the eating.  Ya there was a lot of that.  My plan when I got back… Continue reading Summary March 6-12 (AKA how I discovered gravity)

Everything I know About Running I Learned from Riding

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

So am I an Athlete Yet?

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?

Diet: a Four-Letter Word

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