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To Run or Not to Run

To be a runner you need to run. It has been 6 days since I have gone for a run, and week by week my mileage is waning and I am feeling less and less like a runner. Last weekend I determined I would try to run a couple miles …

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Lifestyle Challenge: Is it the end or the beginning?

Well here we are at the end of Week 4 of Gain Strength and Conditioning’s Lifestyle Challenge. It was a four week challenge-so this could mean the end of tracking nutrition, sleep, hydration, mobility, training and device usage, sitting, eating, and meditating-or it could mean the beginning of some new …

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What I learned: Lifestyle Challenge Week 2

We are nearing the end of my gym’s Lifestyle Challenge Week 2, and I am reflecting a day early because I have not exactly given up, but I realized I am not really motivated to make change in each of the Lifestyle areas and I need to stop and figure …

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Foods Not to Eat

I have been thinking about how my food choices have changed over the last 2 years; at a time when I was going to the gym faithfully, going to yoga, and beginning to get in shape to start running- for the first time, really, since I was in high school. …

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All or Nothing

  Yesterday was supposed to be the last long run in my training cycle before my goal race next week. I had been looking forward to this 12 mile run all week-since it would be a good way to run most of the route at an easy pace, imprinting a …

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What I Learned: The last 2 miles

…never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never-in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.               Winston Churchill After a week of vacation which included 5 rounds of golf in 4 days …

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