https://youtu.be/3MWYeIcciNA "Some habits of ineffectiveness are rooted in our social conditioning toward quick-fix, short-term thinking." - Stephen Covey Conditioning: Takes time and effort to start --> flywheel principle or “snowball” Nothing is wrong with you. Energy comes from movement: the great paradox. Give a listen and share your thoughts! Share with a friend!
Out of Control?
There is a, in my opinion, lyrical revelation in the song I want to share with you today. 2014 for me has been a very turbulent yet very forward moving and purposeful year for me. Maybe you can relate??
Richmond Marathon, 26.2 All Over Again!
Get ready for this - I MATCHED my PR time.
Why do we run? Is it because we enjoy it? Or are we just telling ourselves and other people that? Why must we always strive to become better, faster, stronger? Might this rob us of the joy that can be found in the journey, in the experience? A more beneficial question for me to ask … Continue reading Why Run?
Do me a favor. Where you are right now - sitting, standing, whatever, turn both of your feet so that the arch is facing forward, toes facing each side, left, and right.
In my perfect world, I would be further south, like Florida, or west, like California, or wonderful, like Hawaii .. but that's not my story right now - I'm in Virginia, where Monday it sleeted, iced, and snowed, and I decided to go out for my 1st day of 10k training anyway. I started out … Continue reading Adaptations
My feet were sliding. And cold. And soaked all the way through my barefoot shoes. The sleet stung my face. My out-and-back route had the wind sending it directly into my face and mouth. I tried keeping my head down, hoping my visor would deflect the beautiful but uncomfortable white madness falling from the sky. … Continue reading Conditions
Monument Ave 10k!
Monument Ave 10k In my opinion, races took my own mind off of weight loss and placed it on a performance goal. For me, getting fit and losing fat was a by-product of my desire to travel farther on foot than I had before. My story -- I did my first 5k in 2010. Before … Continue reading Monument Ave 10k!