Fall is here, meteorologically speaking. If I were in Upstate NY, I could be racing every weekend for the next few months. I am not finding that to be the case here in the desert southwest. I have found no nearby races but that will have to be okay as I am here for seven… Continue reading Training in the Fall
I am at the Tuesday of week 7 of my 18 week training plan for the Anthem Richmond Marathon in mid-November. My question is have you ever felt a training plan was out of whack for you. This is the second training cycle in a row that has me questioning if I picked the right… Continue reading Training Plans – Flexible or Not
I have known for a long time that to truly lose weight, I need to keep track of what I eat. I also need to eat less and exercise/move more. It’s a simple process but really not at all simple. Two weeks ago I decided I would try to MyFitnessPal to track my food intake… Continue reading A Little Secret
This training session, which started on December 17th, is my first time trying an intermediate 2 program. I have been exhausted during this particular training period. I know this could have a lot to do with winter colds and not eating right but I also think it may have to do with the amount of… Continue reading Training or Overtraining
Week eight of eighteen is in the books and I am looking back at two months of training with a bit of fear and disappointment. I was worried when I realized my 18 week training plan started almost one week before Christmas. Was sure that all the holiday festivities would cause me to mess up… Continue reading Marathon Training
Okay, I know that is a catchy title but there is no real problem with spring marathons themselves. The problem is I live in Upstate NY and training is difficult. I do not like running inside. I will brave the temperatures and the winds and run outside if at all possible but there are some… Continue reading The Problem with Spring Marathons
The holidays are coming! The holidays are coming! As we all know, the holidays are coming. Thanksgiving, as I write this, is about a week away. I am diligently inviting friends and family. I am developing a menu. I am getting ready. And then, it hit me. The holidays are coming. I can play Christmas… Continue reading The Holidays Are Coming!