Yesterday I ran the HM in Philadelphia. It was a great run and I was thinking about what I wanted to share with my Spark friends - until my friend (who is a press person) shared that there was a press release that a 21 year old and a 40 year old... Read more
SP_COACH_NANCY says, don't let anyone stand in your way of living your dream...it's not about being first or being best, it's about accomplishing a GOAL and having the honor to share it with others!
Coach Nancy. I love this statement. It so... Read more
Earlier today I ran the Columbus half marathon. If you are close to that event, do yourself a favor and run it - or run the full. It is very well organized from start to finish. The EXPO tend to be a little crowded, but it is only an issue I as... Read more
My what? BMR ... yes, your basal metabolic rate.
What is it - it is the amount of calories you will be spending if you are on a bed sleeping for 24 hrs without food. OR, that is probably the least amount of calories you should ingest.
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I have received a couple of comments today because I chose not to ride today because of the weather.
No, I don't live in Texas :-) ... I should probably have said - I am taking a rest day - cuz that is really what it is. I will be working ... Read more
I have had phone calls, comments etc related to the tragedy of the two deaths in the NYC triathlon. There was a lot of press as well not all of it was particularly scientific
There is a podcast on Enduranceplanet.com with a (in my opinion) ... Read more
Friends - today was the greater Cleveland triathlon my 14th event for Team in Training raising money for the leukemia and lymphoma society.
During the last week I have felt under the weather and Friday night I thought - perhaps I should loo... Read more
Tomorrow I am doing a sprint triathlon. I was going to do the olympic distance, but because I am feeling a little under the weather, I don't think it will be wise of me to do the International distance.
+ I have signed up for three half mar... Read more
Earlier today I participated in the 'pirates tri', a local sprint triathlon in organized by Lake metroparks. It has also become sort of a team in training alumni event for the triathletes, this was the second year.
We picked up packages on ... Read more
I have been registered with imapmyfitness.com since 2007 but never really used it. I just found out I can import my Garmin into it. Cool.
Also, when I did the Motor City triathlon I was wheezing during the swim. Well, it ... Read more
As you know, I love reading other people's blogs because I learn so much from them, and I learn about people. I have learned a lot about physical and emotional suffering as I read blogs and postings. I also learn alot about positive things. So, ... Read more
THIS BLOG IS NOT ABOUT ME!!!! It is about - as the headline reads - the reward of paying forward.
Fellow sparkers, many of you know that I have a habit of paying forward. Many of my medals and race numbers has been given to individuals w... Read more
At first I did not understand what was happening with my email being loaded with spark messages. However, soon I found out I had been selected to be MOD. By now I think I have received more than 50 messages, mail, and goodies.... Read more
WOW, this weekend is going to be difficult to summarize.
A year ago 10 of us participated in the run and we had such a great time we decided to discuss it in a forum, and BAM - before we knew of it there was 79 people in the group, and this... Read more
Some of you have seen my complaints related to my URI the last couple of weeks. Well, last night I got all of 4 hrs of sleep - I was coughing, and coughing AND ... coughing.
I made an appointment with a doctor today, and with her stetoscope... Read more