Tag Archives: mind-body connection

Day 1 Week 9 – Seeking Balance

  Marathon Training 48 min (5 mi), sunny, warm & 74 degree I am transition from the endurance to the stamina phase.  The latter will include intervals and tempo runs.  They are added to the easy pace runs to condition … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 5 – All Sensory Inputs Are Conditioning

  Marathon Training 29 min (approx 3 miles), pleasant & 66 degree All Sensory Inputs Are Conditioning Don’t believe it?  Think back.  Way back to the first sound, taste, sight, etc. Whether it’s the dentist’s drill, smoke from a cigarette, … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 1 – Run By Feel, Part 2

29 minutes (approx. 3 miles), cloudy & mid 60s This morning’s 3 mile easy pace run was not so easy.  The culprit?  A not-so-good night of sleep.  I woke up in the middle of the night and had a hard … Continue reading

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Feeling Cold

Feeling cold in the dead of winter is normal.  With the sun in hiding and the low temperature, winter is supposed to be cold.  Therefore, heaters would be running, heavy gears would shield us from the elements, and outdoor activities … Continue reading

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Mind Follows Body?

Mind and body are interesting bedfellows. They dance as one inseparable pair. Mind over body is not sustainable, And dangerous to say the least. If must, let mind follow body. It is our body that knows. Thoughts from my long … Continue reading

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My 2018 Marathon Training Strategy Revisited

This year my marathon training will be based on last year’s with a few tweaks.  Two underlying principles worked well for me in 2018, and they were : 1) Make the training fun, keep it healthy, and stay motivated, and … Continue reading

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Mindless Reading

Caught myself mindlessly reading the news and literally getting nowhere. Don’t get me wrong, it’s an exiting world out there: the President and Congress averted another government shutdown, disgruntled employee turned active shooter in Illinois was killed by the police … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 27 Jan 2019

Americans are hopeful people. Our hope is rooted in the principle articulated by the Constitution. Given that hope is the basis of struggle, Donald Trump has been our cause. Not necessary bad, in fact he could be just what the … Continue reading

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Our Body Knows

Emotional outburst towards self or others is a consequence of our reactions to certain stimuli.  It is akin to the physiological aspect of stimulus & response but a bit more involved, given the human psychology & behaviors. And, it starts with … Continue reading

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Mind Over Body Is Overrated

The phrase is often associated with self discipline but in a negative way: the mind has control of the body and can overpower one’s body to accomplish things.  It may work for a little while, but in the long run … Continue reading

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