Tag Archives: balance

Body-work In Off-season

Being a marathoner, my body needs work.  Lots of them.  Not that I am overweight or in poor health.  Just that my body carries with it residual or side-effect from long distance running. For instance my lower body is very … Continue reading

Posted in Goals, health, inspiration | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Social Media – Take It Or Leave It?

Social media provide a platform for free speech which is a Constitutional Right in the US.  So one can imaging the wild wild west of topics and opinions that have proliferated the social media. However freedom from government restriction (the … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, social media, value | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Is Customer Always Right?

Customer is important.  Absolutely.  Ask any business (and by extension government).  Plain and simple, customers’ satisfaction affects the company’s bottom-line.  This is why company like the Ritz-Carlton provides outstanding customer service in order to command the premium prices. But is … Continue reading

Posted in life, relationship, social, value | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Between Heart and Mind

What’s between one’s heart and mind?  Literally, about a foot.  But in my case, they are a world apart. You see.  I am, or was, a big fan of the mind.  Rene Descartes’ “I think, therefore I am” had been … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, humor, inequality, life | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

What Is My Priority?

During my marathon training, I dutifully put in between 20 to 60 miles a week.  Needless to say,  that takes time and energy, lots of them in fact.  And I am usually exhausted as a result. One would think that … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, Goals, life, relationship, time management, transition | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Week In Review – 23 Sep 2018

It has been two weeks of transition from my marathon in Erie, PA to off-season, a time typically marked by gradual healing, reflective soul searching, and occasionally a sense of nullness. I say “typically” because this time I applied my … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, Boston Marathon, Goals, leadership, life, transition | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Week In Review -19 Aug 2018

Week Seventeen of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 53.  weight is 145 pounds and resting heart rate 59 beats per minute. My Annapolis 10 miler result: 1:18:03, a personal record (more on this in future postings).  Input that … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, Goals, inspiration, race, training technique | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 4 Week 17 – Enjoy The Process

6 mile recovery pace, sunny & 78 degree. Yesterday’s high volume workout had me recovering ever since, including this morning’s 6 miles.  Not bad to have a run that is light on my body and mind & relaxing and re-discovering … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, inspiration, life, marathon training | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 3 Week 17 – Maximizing High Volume Workout

3.3 mile warm up & cool down, 3 x 2.5 mile intervals with 5 min jogging break in-between, sunny & 76 degree Ran tempo intervals today to put some buffer  between now and Sunday for recovery.  So I will be … Continue reading

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

Day 1 Week 17 – Getting Ready For Racing

8 mile easy pace + 6 strides, cool & 71 degree Entering the last week of my Marathon Specific Phase, I feel recovered from the Saturday’s 21 miles run.  My body shows no sign of fatigue as if my empty”tank” … Continue reading

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