Tag Archives: healthy-living

Day 5 Week 17 – Our Worst Enemy

Is ourselves. Why do I say that?  Our vivid mind undermines us.  Imaging that it’s getting dark and you see a shadow in the corner.  Is it a burglar, a ghost, or something scarier?  Our imagination does the worst things … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 15 Oct 2017

Total miles ran this week: 44 Third week of Marathon Specific training, workouts intend to condition my body for the 26.2 miles challenge.  Workouts like the hill to tempo, tempo intervals, and surges aim to train my legs to run … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 15 – Being There, Done That?

5 mile recovery run, 62 degree Fahrenheit. A beautiful day, not a cloud in the sky. “Be present” is a common concept preached in yoga, meditation, and other spiritual practices.  So much so, it is common knowledge but unfortunately not … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 14 – It’s Transition Time, Again

5 mile easy. Seven weeks remain till Harrisburg Marathon.  My marathon training is yet going through another transition.  A quick recap: first 9 weeks – Base Run, then the next 4 weeks – Lactate Threshold.  Now, I have the Marathon … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 13 – Un-Rushed Days

5 mile easy Don’t ask me when was the last time I used my alarm clock.  Probably only a handful of times since my retirement close to three years ago. My days start when I am awake.  Maybe 4 AM … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 17 Sep 2017

Total mileage this week: 18 – a set back due to unforeseen event Ever being in a dream and the time just disappeared?  That is how I felt about this week.  I spent the first four days of the week in … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 9 – Welcome Home

7 miles easy + 4 strides The transition from travel mode to home has taken several days for me.  When on travel, eating out was the top order of the day.  No matter where I was, finding good eats was … Continue reading

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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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