Last year I had a dream to do a sub30 5k and did not reach that goal. The closest I came was 30:23.This spring I trained for a half marathon and focused more on adding the distance rather than speed and did not cross train much and now my time f... Read more
I was looking online for training plans for running a faster 5k and a 10k and I came across a comment where someone suggested using the app Zombies, Run to make the runs more exciting. https://www.zombiesrunga me.com/
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Results, plural. Yes that is right I had more than one result from that 5k run I ran yesterday and while it was not my best time (33:59) It was a good run for me, at least the first 2 miles were run well. I hit the 2 mile mark at 21:20; I was so... Read more
A slump? Is that a word? I am having a hard time being motivated to do anything. I am training for 2 5k's: one that I will run solo and the other I will run with my granddaughter and daughter. The weather has been too hot and humid; I canceled ... Read more
I knew junk food wasn't the best for us, but I never realized the effects it can have on our bodies, especially our digestive tracts. This is an eyeopener for me and now I realize why my daughter has so many health issues.
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I admit it, I ate what I shouldn't have yesterday. Why? Because it was in the house. I know I never should have let it get that far. As a matter of fact, it should have never been put in the shopping cart. But I put it there because I choose to ... Read more
Today, I am listening to a debate called, "Should Meat be Off the Menu?"
wheelercentre.com/videos /video/intelligence-square d-animals-should-be-off-the-menu/
I think that both sides present a case against factory-... Read more
I weighed myself this morning and realized that I am down 2.8 pounds this month. I joined a lose 5% challenge by labor day. That is about the amount I gained this spring when I just had to have those Peanut Buster Parfaits from the Dairy Queen. ... Read more
There is a local 5k fun run coming up in July. I thought what a great way to get the grandkids involved in a fitness routine. So, I am going to start training with my granddaughter to run a 5k. She keeps asking, "What if I am the only kid to win... Read more
My grandson is on the WIC program and I had to go get the vouchers yesterday. My daughter is having issues with them because now that he is one year old she does not want him on dairy. She is lactose intolerant and there is evidence my grandson ... Read more
Just to coin a phrase from a Frasier episode. I don't remember which season it was but that phrase has stuck in my brain ever since I heard it because that is my problem concerning my healthy eating. I do not commit to commitment that I should h... Read more
... and I am so not ready. I finally got around to runningon some trails and the first time it was difficult and I could really feel a difference in my legs. The second time was not as bad. The distance is going to be half of a half - my first t... Read more