So a few weeks ago I decided I would sign up for a half-marathon and signed up for a race in November. You know what a race in November means? It means starting half-marathon training in the summer heat. For those who may be blessed enough to have summers that are not unbearable, just know … More Back to training
This week a race I had been training for once again announced that they were rescheduling. This is my 6th year running the LA Marathon (5th year in a row of doing the Conqur LA Challenge). Initially the race date was pushed from early March to the end of May and now it has been … More Motivation Monday
Happy Monday! Are you ready for the new week? Have you made your plans and are excited to start the week? This is the week where people start to make the decisions on whether or not to keep pushing. We are entering the half-way point of the month and it is about this point where … More Motivation Monday!
2020 has brought us several challenges in the world of fitness and wellness. With COVID restrictions there have been many limitations on what we can do. Gyms have been closed and then open and then closed since March. On top of that we have been working from home and living in comfortable stretchy pants since … More Fitness Success in 2021
Since the pandemic has started, the world of fitness has been in a constantly changing position. For some the gyms have not reopened, for others they have reopened only to close again. For some the communities they have built are trying to exist without physically coming together. The one thing is this, our fitness is … More Motivation in the Midst of Pandemic
In the midst of COVID I know that many people have put their fitness goals on the back burner. The gyms are closed and trying to put together a home gym has suddenly become incredibly expensive. We have seen the price soar as the equipment has become scarce. Some of us are anxiously waiting for … More Fitness and Stuff
Just over a month ago I was running the LA Marathon and this COVID-19 thing was just starting to gain some speed. We were being told to use social distancing and we were seeing races being cancelled or postponed. We watched as Tokyo decided to run with only the elite runners. We waited with baited … More Finding Motivation In The Midst Of COVID-19
Today marks 24 weeks until the Chicago Marathon, you know what that means right? It means that this week I jump back into marathon training. I am so excited to start back into marathon training…. no really I am. The last past month, since the LA Marathon I have reduced my running a bit. I … More 24 Weeks!!
Two weekends ago I ran the LA Marathon and somewhere between mile 16-20 I started to slow down, and my stomach which had been hurting on and off for some time was very irritated and my knee was also starting to hurt a bit (reasons behind both, may be explained later). As I was slowing … More Perspective
Five years ago I ran my first 5k, it was rough and I walked a huge chunk of it. I remember seeing all the people running and finishing way ahead of me. I thought I will never be fast, and I will never be able to run a 5k for the whole time. Maybe you … More Reflections