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Week In Review – 16 Jun 2019

Week 8 concludes my endurance phase of the marathon training.   My aerobic capacity and fuel management (i.e. fat burning) are coming along nicely.  Take yesterday’s 17 miles for instance: it was tiring but better compared to the 16 miles I … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 8 – Writing As A Hack

  Marathon training 64 min (1 mi warm up & cool down + 5 mi steady), overcast, pleasant & 66 degree Writing as a hack A phrase that stuck in my head is a quote from Kevin Systrom, the Instagram … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 1 – 2019 Training Strategy Overview

28 minutes (approx. 3 miles), sunny & mid 50s. Today’s forecast has high temp in the 80s.  On days like this, I run early to avoid the heat and ultraviolet rays. And as a general rule, I prefer running early … Continue reading

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Week n Review – 14 Apr 2019

This week sums up to be a confusing time for me . The volatile weather of the spring (i.e. it’s warm and cold) gets me lost coming and going. On top of that, the haze surrounding Washington politics and country … Continue reading

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Please Rain

Never thought I would miss the rain.  Especially for running, I prefer dry weather over wet.  The soaked gears chafing over my body is definitely no fun, in fact painful.   I would avoid it as much as possible. So why … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 3 Feb 2019

Say goodbye to January 2019.  And hello to February (along with the Super Bowl and Chinese New Year).  A relentless pursue for me is my searching for life’s meaning (who isn’t), and the answer for me is still open. For sure, … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 20 Jan 2019

While the frigid weather keeping people in, an associated benefit of staying inside is the opportunity for introverts like myself to discover items relating to one’s inner self.  And it was indeed a bonanza for me this week. Take the … Continue reading

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Link rot

One of the more frustrating experiences for me in blogging is when clicking on a hyperlink and getting the error 404 page “Not Found” message.  It means the hyperlink is a dead or broken link.  Also called link rot. Hyperlinks … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 13 Jan 2019

Humans have emotions.  Therefore, we can relate to each others.  We sympathize how others feel.  Emotions gives rise to unique human traits such as art and poetry.  Of course, there are downsides as well – regrets, aggression, greed, and destruction … Continue reading

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Where Is The Buddha?

Here at the Running with Buddha, the reference to the “Buddha” is more symbolic than religious.  In fact, the symbolism doesn’t even have to be deep or profound. Most of  “insights” come from ordinary life events such as my running, … Continue reading

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