Category Archives: training technique

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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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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Dancing With Mind & Body

  To be effective, our mind and body need to work as a pair.  The more smooth and cooperative they are, the more likelihood of higher level of accomplishments will result. Imaging, when the mind and body move swiftly like … Continue reading

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My One-Day Meditation Workshop

Two weekends ago, I attended an one day meditation workshop.  Sitting and meditating along with others in a large room opened my eyes to what it takes to “be still.”  Before I share my experience, first a bit about the … Continue reading

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Marathon Under Two Hours?

Sounds incredible?  So was the 4 minute mile back in 1954 before Roger Bannister broke it.  Not to mention, runners have been progressively getting faster due to advancements in technology and training. Current world record for marathon is 2.02:57 (2 … Continue reading

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Unbounded Passion

Our days are numbered, but our dreams aren’t.  As long as there is a breath remaining, we can and should dream to our heart’s content.  Why bother, you ask? Because our dream will fuel our passion. It behooves us to … Continue reading

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Seizing The Moment?

  Action has appeals.  No matter business or personal consideration, seize the moment is where rubber meets the road, where true competition happens.  Right?  It appears so if you listen to all the buzz. Yes, according Abraham Maslow that satisfied … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 19 – Trick Or Treat

10/31/2016 – 9 AM run, sunny & cool (48 degree), 3.3 miles warm up, 5 miles at 8:00 pace, 3.3 miles cool down This is my last “hard” workout before the Harrisburg Marathon in 13 days. Enough time for my body … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 18 – Rest Day & Yoga

10/28/2016 – rest day & yoga Rigor of the marathon training had me got away from yoga, my other favorite. Took advantage of today. Practiced yoga for core, and it felt good.  Good to be back on the mat again. … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 18 – Transition To Taper

10/27/2016 – 7 AM run, cloudy, 9 miles easy Why do we do what we do? Inquisitive mind wants to know. After 17 weeks of training, the tapering phase has  finally arrived.  What exactly does this milestone mean?  Kickback, hibernate, … Continue reading

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