Category Archives: yoga

Day 2 Week 16 – Recovery, Recovery, Recovery

  6 mile recovery run, humid, 75 degree Fahrenheit Wouldn’t you know it? My legs were sluggish this morning.  Remnant of yesterday’s hill-to-tempo workout which made the recovery run today albeit more difficult and yet more beneficial. Difficult because my … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 14 – The Dead-leg Syndrome

Rest/ Off Day – Yoga Waking up this morning, my legs were like someone else’ – they did not follow what I normally do which is going out for a run.  They did not even want to get out of … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 3 Sep 2017

I reached the half way point of my 20 week marathon training. Obviously it is still a work in progress.  But so far my progress is trending in the right direction (my marathon pace went from 8:40 to 8:26 so … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 10 – YOGA For Runners

It is cooler day, today in the Washington DC area.  Temperature never makes out of the 60’s.  Imaging that here in September!  This weather reminds me of San Francisco where coats and jackets are the standard attires for this time … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 6 – Happy Feet

Rest/ Off Day, yoga Today is a rest day, no running for me.  So I practice yoga for the feet. Yes, the feet! Day in and day out, my feet have been pounding the pavement/ asphalt. Almost taken them for … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 5 – Yoga

Rest/ Off day – no running.  Yoga today. When it comes to yoga, many choices exist.  My favorite yogi is Adriene Mishler.  Her Youtube channel Yoga With Adriene is hugely popular, close to 2.5 million subscribers. But YWA, to me, does … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 12 Feb 2017

Reality proves more complex than concepts. In focus this week are two of such realities: social media and dirty data.  They are byproducts of the internet disruption,  Addressing them requires equal sense of urgency to our environmental conservation efforts.  Because we … Continue reading

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Why I Love Yoga – The Corpse Pose

  Every yoga practice has, regardless how much or little I sweated, a pose at the end called corpse pose or savasana ( (shah-VAHS-uh-nuh) in Sanskrit. It is the final relaxation pose where yogi’s mind and body come together in … Continue reading

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Serendipity

Still nursing my left foot this week. I forgo running and, instead, practice my other favorite – yoga.  While it is a day-by-day slow process, I am able to increase my weight gradually onto my foot. Healing takes time.  But … 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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