Category Archives: training technique

Knowledge & Skills

  Knowledge and skills do not go hand-in-hand necessarily.  Knowledge can be acquired relatively easy now-a-day with the help of internet.  Skills on the other hand takes time, or more precisely experience, to hone.  Preferably the relevant experience. The famed … Continue reading

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On Being Chronic

  Being chronic has a connotative association to things negative.  Chronic disease, chronic worrying, chronic illness . . . Whatever the situation, being chronic implies a long term happening that will wear us down.  It saps our energy, choice, or … Continue reading

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Taking Care Of Self During Covid-19

  I have posted “Taking Care Of Self” a few years back. But with the Covid-19 pandemic, it has become even more imperative to revisit this topic. Instead of getting worn out by the Coronavirus, it is an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Reblog: Take three breaths ‹ Mindfulbalance ‹ WordPress.com

  Meditation is a good way to be mindful of the present and to disrupt autopilot or mindlessness. A nice concept in theory but how exactly does one go about achieving it? Wait no more.  The advise of “take three … Continue reading

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Letting Go Of What Doesn’t Serve

  For the past two and a half months, I have been practicing daily yoga.  And a simple yet profound reminder I discover from my practices is the saying of “letting go of what does not serve.” What does not … Continue reading

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Hill Workout During Holidays

  Went for a hill run this morning. Not that I am training for any races but because I have been eating a lot during the holidays and really can use some intensity workout to burn off the surplus calories.  … Continue reading

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Off-season Should Be Pain-free

  Training can be stressful. Pains due to strain, overuse, or worst, injury, all self induced, are common symptoms associated with any kinds of physical training. After all, isn’t it the price of admission for pushing the envelopes? And most … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 19 – Peaking

  Marathon Training 10 x 1 min at 10K pace w/1 min easy jogging breaks + 2 mi warm up & 1 mi cool down; cloudy & 63 degree Peaking During this last phase of my marathon training, peaking as … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 18 – A-10 Race Eve

  Marathon Training 59 min (6 mi), sunny & pleasant, 65 degree A-10 Race Eve Nice break in the weather.  Cool and pleasant.  The humidity has evaporated just in time for my Annapolis 10 miler tomorrow.  Mostly sunny & 66 … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 18 Aug 2019

Summer is in full swing, and it is sizzling hot outside.  The heat wave is expected to continue until middle of the week.  Lucky me.  Glad to have completed my last long run yesterday.   Confronting finality has a way of … Continue reading

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