Tag Archives: healthy-living

Day 1 Week 7 – Me & The Natural Order

Rest/ Off day, no running “Do what’s appropriate,” or something similar, is a Chinese saying I have heard. Meaning as we march through life, there is a natural order of things that we fit in.  Knowing what to do and … 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 3 Week 6 – Sound Body And Mind

7 mile easy (9;40) + strides For the last three weeks my marathon training has included hill sprint, steady run, stride, and fartlek for aerobic strengthening.  These workouts have increased my running intensity.  Why is that important other than more … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 5 – Don’t Worry, Part 2

  14 miles, overcast, 67 degree Part 1, here. People worry.  Some more than others.  In truth, worrying is unproductive.  It robs our attention and energy away from the real important, the present moment. Psychotherapist and author Andrea Wachter explains, … 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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Day 3 Week 5 – Finding My Training Niche

6 miles easy + 4 x 20 sec strides, 63-68 degree My legs have recovered from the Monday’s hill sprints.  They felt good for today’s 6 miles (9:30 pace) and the striders.  And tomorrow’s steady run will continue the aerobic … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 4 – Intention Of Marathoners

8 miles easy + 4 strides, 74 – 78 degrees Are marathoners gluts for punishment?  It may appear that way to the bystanders but if you ask the marathoners themselves, I bet you will get a different answer. In fact, … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 16 Jul 2017

You see, I have been running marathon since 1999.  Saying I have been putting my heart & sole into the race is not an exaggeration.  My relationship with running marathons is beyond casual.  It is commitment. The stimulus and response I put my … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 9 Jul 2017

Second week of my marathon training, totaled 37 miles for the week. Run by feel is my approach to the base training this year.  I am running without wearing any devices such as a watch, heart rate monitor, or GPS. … Continue reading

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Day 6 week 1 – Welcome July

Ran 10 easy miles (averaged 10:00 per mile).    It might have been easy pace, but the run was by no means easy.  The culprit was humidity,  86% this morning.  It made the run felt like uphill all the way. … Continue reading

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