Tag Archives: balance

Day 2 Week 9 – Fun & Fitness

5 miles easy pace (fartlek in mile 4), humid & 79 degree Yesterday, the outdoor temperature was 83 degree while I ran.  It was so hot, sweats kept on pouring out of my body, soaking my gears, and salting my … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, health, marathon training, training technique | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 4 Week 7 – Base Phase Revisited

4 miles easy pace, sunny & 64 degree Thus far my Base phase runs consist of all easy paced workouts with a few variations interspersed, and they are fartleks, steady state, strides, and long run. While they look repetitive and … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, Goals, health, marathon training, training technique | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Week In Review – 27 May 2018

My weight is 152 pounds and resting heart rate 56 beats per minute. So glad to have this down week planned in my marathon training.  I was four weeks into my training at the beginning of the week and accumulated 103 … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, health, marathon training, training technique | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Day 6 Week 2 – Life’s Up and Down Moments

  10 miles long run, cloudy & 71 degree Attended my son’s graduation today.  Gorgeous weather for the occasion and exciting time for the graduates and families.  In the midst of celebrating, a poignant thought occurred to me that life … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, Goals, life, marathon training, relationship, transition | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 2 Week 2 – Recovery Jog

  3 miles recovery jog, sunny & 68 degree Recovery jog may sound silly, this early in my marathon training.   Believe me, I am not losing my marbles.  It is intentional for two reasons: 1) fitness and 2) fun. Our … Continue reading

Posted in health, marathon training, training technique | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Week In Review – 29 Apr 2018

Week One of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran: 23 Yes, my 20 weeks of marathon has started.  This week’s schedule is easy paced transition with a few fun runs sprinkled in between.  Understood that training for marathon can … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, inequality, inspiration, marathon training, meditation, social media, transition | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Slow Down!

  Not too often we hear words like “release, slowdown, or patience,” in our busy work environment.  Certainly not here in Washington, DC.  Unless you chanced to be in a yoga or meditation retreat, those are special circumstances. Or are … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, health, leadership, meditation, social, value | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Better Tools, Better Work

Nowadays tools are getting more sophisticated.  Smart machines are not only replacing low skill, routine jobs (e.g. cashier, teller, typist), they are pushing into the mid- to higher end of the service sectors like information exchange and financial transaction. Growth … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, leadership, transition, value | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Have & Have Not’s

Dissatisfaction comes from not having what you want.  Not enough money, friends, good fortune, or whatever.  In other words, not meeting self expectation. But how about what we have?  In dissatisfaction, the illusive crowds out the actual. Like perhaps our … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, health, inequality, meditation | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Listen For Real

Can you hear your heartbeats? mind chatters? Is there space in your listening? What is that voice in the back of your head? What is that image on the front of your mind? Strangers seem closer than our intimate thoughts. … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, inspiration, meditation, relationship | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment