Category Archives: health

The Battle Rages On – Confession Of A Homeowner

Home is great but the work to maintain it sucks. Every spring, my yard becomes my  sworn enemy. Let me clarify.  The yard is fine, but it’s what’s on top of it, the weeds, crabgrass, dandelions, etc. are my headaches. … Continue reading

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Reblog: Runners’ Pedicure: Give Your Feet a Little Tune-Up to Stave Off Running-Related Problems

Is pedicure good for runners?  That is a subject I have been pondering for a long time.  Not that I want to be a beautiful feet model. But with the mileage runners go through, our feet take a lot of … Continue reading

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Running With The Master

Last year Gene Dykes ran a sub-3 marathon (2 hours 54 minutes and 23 second to be exact). He was 70 years old and broke the age group (70 – 74) record held by the great Ed Whitlock (2.54:48) when … Continue reading

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Connecting To My Heavier Self

During off season, the luxury of eating without worrying is a thing of the past.  Like everyone else, I eat and gain weight.  Without the training regiment to burn off excess calories, whatever I put in my mouth eventually shows … Continue reading

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My Weight Story

Each year I train for marathon.  During the 20 week training, a definite benefit is I can have unlimited food and still lose weight.  Because the amount of calories my training consumes, I would feel fit, healthy and lean.  A … Continue reading

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Winter Sessions

The piles of snow this winter and the wind chills are keeping me off the road more than I like.  But upside of this confinement is the space it created in my days to practice more yoga and meditation.  Both … Continue reading

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Emotional Hygiene?

Physical hygiene, check.  Mental hygiene, check.  But emotional hygiene?  Most people know to exercise, eat healthy, and learn new stuffs to improve our physical and mental well-being.  But when it comes to emotional well-being, we draw a blank. Emotional hygiene … Continue reading

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Curiosity

“How does it work? Why is it so? When will it happen? Where to find more?” and other questions are asked by people who are curious.  And these questions are wonderful because they represent curiosity which is the basis for … Continue reading

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Yoga Appeal

  I do yoga.  What appeals me about the yoga is its combined benefits of mind and body.  The meditative as well as the physical benefits from its poses and flow produce a synergistic effect right from the get-go that … Continue reading

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Reblog: Nutrition Against Aging

As much as I hate to admit, getting older does take a toll on my body.  Besides training methods, nutrition has become an indispensable part of maintaining or improving my running performance. Here are the main concerns of aging and … Continue reading

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