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Fueling & Hydrating
Tuesday, June 30, 2009      3 comments

As your distance increases your need for fuel and hydration increases as well; and when the temperature goes up you need even more to keep your body in good shape. I know people who do long distances with very little fuel and survive, but that ... Read more
Taking a Vacation
Friday, June 12, 2009      3 comments

When we need to we take a vacation from work, our kids, our spouse we do it willingly and most of the time with joy. A vacation is designed to energize and renew. It helps us to change our focus and to re-evaluate our goals – our life. So w... Read more
Zooma 1/2 Marathon - How are you training? Some tips...
Thursday, May 28, 2009      1 comments

If you have been staying up to date with the training calendar, you should now have a good base to your training for the Zooma ½ Marathon. Since this month the scheduled long distances are 4, 5 and 6 miles, now is the time to start paying atten... Read more
Lessons to be Learned
Thursday, May 28, 2009      4 comments

Over the last 4 weeks I have done 3 half marathons – Nashville’s Country Music, Colorado Colfax and Ottawa in Canada. As I approached Nashville my goal of walking a 3:15 race was in my mind. Even though my training was less than I aim fo... Read more
Training for a ½ marathon – What to Wear, Women & Men
Friday, May 01, 2009      8 comments

By now you should have a few miles in. Congratulations on taking those first steps. Keep going and you’ll be coming away with a medal and even better the knowledge that you can accomplish anything you set your mind to. The physical is jus... Read more
Listen and Succeed
Monday, April 27, 2009      2 comments

After planned #21 - half marathon in Olathe, KS was postponed due to weather, which is the same as cancelling it for me I lost some of my forward momentum both with training and keeping my foods under control. I ended up working a lot during t... Read more
I Conquered Them... again...
Tuesday, February 10, 2009      8 comments

From the time I started training for my first endurance event (Rock n Roll Marathon, Phoenix) in late 2003 the one thing I have always HATED is hills. Doing all the miles wasn't that bad, but hills always seemed to conquer me. I could do them ... Read more
Whoa! Definition in my calf!
Thursday, October 30, 2008      4 comments

Ok, this is the first blog entry I have done in my life.... here goes.... I am just sitting at the computer reading threads and responding to those I felt I connected with when my leg itches. So I reach down to scratch it and all of a sudd... Read more

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