All good things must come to and end, right? My time as a Verizon Health & Fitness Voices blogger/participant is coming to an end next week. I thought today would be a good time to recap the devices I have been able to try out.
It was just about 6 months ago when I [...]
Last summer I discovered that drinking water wasn’t enough to keep me hydrated when exercising in the heat and humidity. I would fight dehydration after each and every long run or hard workout. That telltale headache would start to creep in and the rest of my day would be spent fighting to rehydrate myself. Once [...]
I just hit the 500 mile mark with my Fitbit One this morning and received this awesome badge, and reminder of a great song (and movie – Benny & Joon).
And if you don’t already have the song in your head, check this out.
In all fairness I haven’t really walked all [...]
Today’s training plan called for speed work. I had plans to get out before the sun came up, but weather and staying up too late contributed to that not happening. I headed out around 10:00 AM to do my prescribed miles – 1 mile warm up, 2 x 2 miles at HMP (half marathon pace), [...]
Yesterday morning I sat at my laptop and cranked out a few blog posts, including this “Wordless Wednesday” post, only to realize a few hours later that it wasn’t Wednesday. Nope, it was only Tuesday. I guess I was really excited to get that post up, huh? That or maybe I am in a rain-induced [...]
Sunday mornings are spent browsing blogs and Facebook as I drink my first cup of coffee and begin to wake up. This past Sunday I happened across Jill’s post about the “i am enough project”. This post really hit home with me. Why? Part of the reason I have been struggling on and off for [...]
I was offered a unique opportunity to see Spirit of the Marathon II on June 12, 2013, but was unable to make it due to a prior commitment. I was bummed because I really enjoyed the first Spirit of the Marathon movie. I asked a fellow MIT coach (Chris Kelley) if he would be interested [...]
Yes, I am a nerd. A data nerd, that is. While I am not a big fan of math, I am a fan of numbers as a way to track progress or motivate myself. This is one of the reasons I use Daily Mile to track my runs, My workout data is logged and stored [...]
It can be hard to stay motivated. Motivation is necessary for many aspects of our daily lives from faithfully following the gluten-free diet to staying fit. We are lucky to have some great resources right at our fingertips these days with our smartphones. I have been experimenting with the Motorola Razr HD and will share [...]