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Concrete is HARD!

Sunday, November 22, 2009      11 comments

No, I haven't fallen and can't get up. Via some blog responses and personal curiosity decided to run "in the real world." Holy cow! Didn't know that the treadmill made it easier. My hats off to you guys and gals that do this on a regular bas... Read more

5K #7 and #8...NOT Same Day :) and How To Convert Speed to Pace

Thursday, November 19, 2009      7 comments

#7 Run on October 29th Treadmill Time: 38:00 Pace: 12:13 min/mile #8 Run on November 13th Treadmill Time: 36:08 Pace: 11:14 min/mile I would have had a similar time on #8 as #7 but I really pushed myself that last .7 - .8 ... Read more

Swords and Armor Work Well for External Foes

Sunday, November 08, 2009      3 comments

But the Foe that brings us here lies within. - me ... Read more

Some good news for walkers.

Thursday, November 05, 2009      3 comments

According to the long-term Nurses' Health Study, which follows the habits and health of 72,000 female nurses, three hours of brisk walking each week (that's just 30 minutes per day) can lower a woman's risk of heart disease by 30% to 40%. ... Read more

If you are reluctant to change...

Wednesday, November 04, 2009      2 comments

Just remember the beauty of Autumn - Church Billboard A quote I like from the SP interview with STACYPIE79 Vince Lombardi: "We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible." Happy Hump Day!... Read more

Develop A Negative Into A Positive Picture!

Wednesday, October 28, 2009      2 comments

One of the many good lines from "Everything is everything" by Lauryn Hill. Have a great hump day y'all.... Read more

A Fitting Name and a New Site

Sunday, October 25, 2009      3 comments

Came across while out riding and speaks for itself. Came across a new health site. Looks to have some good info and winning this battle is all about having the rig... Read more

5k #6, Arctic Monkeys and High Speed Stuff

Monday, October 19, 2009      1 comments

Did my last 5k training on Saturday. Definitely felt a difference on this last one and while running I couldn't help but recall the Ding Dongs and friends I had over the last few days before this walk/run. I've always wondered what Federer or ... Read more

Initial Findings Show Incline Training an Efficient Form of Cardio Exercise

Sunday, October 18, 2009      4 comments

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, Mar 05 (MARKET WIRE) -- Researcher Matt Rhea, Director of Human Movement Program at AT Still University, has been studying the physiological benefits of Incline Training on the FreeMotion Incline Trainer compared to... Read more

5K #4 (Treadmill) and a motivational quote

Thursday, October 08, 2009      5 comments

Did this one on 10/06/09 but wanted to wait a few days to see if there were any improvements over the last run which left me very sore. A little soreness the day after but no as bad as #3. Walked at 3.8 mph and ran a 4 min interval at 6 and an... Read more

What will you give yourself this Christmas??? (pic...gulp)

Monday, October 05, 2009      3 comments

Alrighty then...It's out there. No crying over spilled milk. No where to go but up...wonder how many cliches I could write here? Reaching a healthier weight of 180 or... Read more

5K #3 (Treadmill)

Friday, September 25, 2009      4 comments

Yesterday's walk/run done in 37:48. Pace 12:11 min/mile. A little sore today but impressed, especially after weighing on digital scale and seeing that my old analog was under by several pounds. Yep, did this one at 206. Walked @ 3.5 and held... Read more

Walk/Run 5K #2 (Treadmill)

Monday, September 14, 2009      2 comments

This practice 5k was definitely a more deliberate effort. 3.1 miles in 39 min 12 sec, incline 1%. pace calc shows 12:39 min/mi. Intervals getting faster (6-7 mph) and longer (most still at 2 mins max). Feels good to run and n... Read more

Walk/Ran my 1st 5k! Does Treadmill Count???

Tuesday, September 08, 2009      3 comments

This is a marker. I know I've walked more than that but today, purely by accident, I decided to see how long it would take to actually finish those 3.1 miles. When I got on I intended on simply doing 5% incline training with intervals scattere... Read more

Quotes of the Day - Margaret Thatcher and Yoda

Tuesday, September 01, 2009      4 comments

~ You may have to fight a battle more than once to win. ~ Margaret Thatcher Do, or do not. There is no "try." - Yoda As long as you're alive, go ahead and check your pulse, you're in the game and you've got a shot. If you throw in ... Read more

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