Head for the Hills

To build power, strength and endurance you should incorporate hill training or hill repeats into your training.   Here's how to do a very simple  hill repeat. 1.  Do a warm up run for 10 minutes. 2.  Locate a street or trail with an incline that is moderately difficult to run, or set the treadmill to …

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SF Half Marathon Pre-Race Update

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I signed up for the SF Half Marathon which is taking place this Sunday.  I also mentioned that I hadn't really done much race preparation prior to registering for the event and didn't really have a lot of time to cram in any long runs beforehand.  I know, …

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That Salad Has HOW Many Calories? Yikes!

I took the kids to lunch yesterday and decided on California Pizza Kitchen in Corte Madera.    It's very kid friendly and loud so my kids and I would fit right in. I was reading the kids' menu to check out the offerings and was surprised that they have increased the variety and options.  This is …

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