Ready to walk or run a 10K but not sure where to begin? We've designed two training programs to help you get started. The first program is for individuals who want to complete a 10K by both walking and jogging the event. The second program is for... Read more
Planning a racing road trip, or just daydreaming? If you're going to commit to training—and potentially traveling—for a race, it should be worth your time, money and sweat. We hand-picked some of the most scenic courses in the country... Read more
We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life.
But if you’re lo... Read more
For a long time I thought that being in pain was part of the plan, a sign of progress. I was so used to hobbling around on achy feet, with leg muscles so sore that I couldn’t walk up and down stairs without holding on to the banister for de... Read more
Donkey basketball. A classic example of two words you’d never include in the same sentence let alone next to each other. Yet some of you may have heard of it nonetheless. Donkey basketball was an annual event that took place in my small souther... Read more
Any excuse to get to 10k steps on my fitbit. Dancing in kitchen to fast beat music whilst dinner is cooking. Kids have shouted turn the music down (the irony lol) Just hope the neighbours don't notice lol... Read more
Hi everyone, if I am training in the gym and I mountain walk a lot. Why can't I lose the weight. I e stayed the same for 3 weeks. I hit my calorie target each meal time.. should I eat More protein.... Read more
I love running so it's more like I am rewarding myself with a treat when I fit in my runs. On days I work I wake up at 4 am and run 3 miles on the treadmill and on days I have off I take my long runs outside anywhere from 5-10 miles. It also helps mo... Read more
I was notorious for sitting at my desk all day and skipping breaks. Now, for my 15 minute breaks I either walk around the building or do all the stairs in my building. I have a work fitness buddy and when either of us is dragging the other person is... Read more
The days are shorter, the weather is colder, and the couch is looking a whole lot comfier. This time of year, attendance at the gym drops and our desires to exercise and eat right fall lower on our priority list. Between back to school, tailgating, H... Read more
Last week, I was talking to my co-workers about the 10K race I ran on Thanksgiving. Until recently, I always enjoyed races--the crowds cheering, meeting new people along the course, feeling good about my accomplishments, etc. But all of a sudden, I'... Read more
I am really busy, all the time, but have found a pretty good rhythm to my week, and I am prioritizing exercise, which feels good.
I teach classes at CSULB on mondays and wednesdays, and have enough time in the morning for a short walk. After my cla... Read more
I can't believe that I just wrote that blog title. But yes, it's true... I am training to run a 10k!!!
I've been doing 10 minutes of exercise a day now for 47 days, and started doing couch to 5k again with my sister as part of that. She is training... Read more
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