Monthly Archives: June 2017

Day 5 Week 1 – Life’s Unanswered Questions

Rest/ Yoga stretch People want their questions answered.  They are discontent until they get their questions answered one way or another, from the internet to the fortune teller.  Because answer provides closure and a peace of mind. Without it, the … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 1 – Land Of the Free

Ran 5 easy miles (average pace 10:00). Overheard conversations between a communist customs official and a countryman emigrating to the US: Official:  Comrade, tell me why do you want to emigrate to the US.  Do you have any complaint about … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 1 – Following Your Feelings, Part 2

Ran 5 easy miles (average pace 9:40) + 4 strides As stated in part 1, our feelings is fluid and needs calibration to be productive. Left alone and unchecked, these feelings can quickly turn reckless. Learning to channel them, whether … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 1 – I Knew It!

Ran 5 easy recovery miles this morning.  I stayed with my normal cadence but cautioned on the slower pace (~11 minutes per mile). When it comes to online privacy, I always suspected that my privacy is not that private, and someone is … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 1 – Here I Go (Again)

Back in training.  Kicked off my marathon training today with a 4 mile tempo run, 2 mile warm up (w/u) and 2 mile cool down (c/d). Targeted pace for the tempo run is 8:05 – 8:14, and actual :  8:18, … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 25 Jun 2017

Summer arrived this week.  Along with it, temperature across the US had been scorching hot with the Southwest being the worst. The timing could not have been more perfect [not] as my 20 week marathon training starts tomorrow. In addition … Continue reading

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Setting My Pace

My marathon training starts next week.  It will last 20 weeks, leading up to the Harrisburg Marathon on 12 Nov 2017. A crucial part of the training is to figure out what is the right pace for me to avoid … Continue reading

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Following Your Feelings?

How we feel influences what we do.  When we feel good, we do more.  What makes us feel bad, we do less or stop it altogether.  Pretty natural and straight forward, right? Except there are two caveats with following our … Continue reading

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Too Hot To Flight?

  Summer began yesterday for folks in the Northern Hemisphere.  That includes me, yours truly.  And right on queue was the record heat. The temperature was so hot, flights were canceled in the Southwest region of the US. Rationales for … Continue reading

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5 Chairs 5 Choices of Managing Your Behaviors

Powerful talk and useful tips by Louise Evans on managing our behaviors. Which chair (choice) do you pick?

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