Category Archives: yoga

Day 5 Week 5 – Stretches

  No running today (to give my body and mind a break). I have been running as part of my marathon training for over a month now.  Happy to say my body is getting toned, legs are stronger, and complexion … Continue reading

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My Favorite Boost – YOGA

Around five-ish in the afternoon when my energy starts to tank, I look for a pick-me-up’er to stop my dragging around like a snail.  A boost to tide me over until dinner if you will.  And generally my options are … Continue reading

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Daily Practice?

Why does it have to be daily?  Can I skid a day or two?  What about the weekends? These are the questions that went through my head in November of  2017 before I started my daily yoga practice.  Now two plus … Continue reading

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Daily Yoga Practice

With the Harrisburg Marathon now over, so is my marathon training.  The fitness level I achieved from the 20 weeks of marathon training still remains.  My weight, blood pressure, and cardio capacity are relatively decent. Naturally, I want to transition … Continue reading

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Foundation (aka Back To Basics)

  How is your foundation?  By foundation, I am referring to one’s base.  A simple bodily analogy would be your feet.  Are you on solid footing? The reason for the question is because all too common people try to leap … Continue reading

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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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