Favorite New Move of the Week

I have to credit last month's Runners World for this killer core move! Begin facedown on the floor, propped up on your forearms, with knees and feet together. With your elbows under your shoulders, lift your torso, legs, and hips in a straight line from head to heels. Hold for 10 seconds. Raise your right …

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Use for Old Cell Phones

If you received a new cell phone from Santa  or are upgrading to a smartphone,  think about donating your old phone to an abused women's shelter.  In Marin, you can donate your older phones to MAWS (Marin Abused Women's Services) and they in turn will give them to their clients. Many of these women flee …

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The Early Bird Gets A Great Workout!

If you've been following this blog for awhile you have probably figured out that I'm a morning person.  My alarm goes of at 4:19 am every day except for Sunday.   I roll out of bed, make coffee and will either work for a bit or watch something on TiVo before leaving the house at 5:15am …

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Rainy Days and Sundays…

We've been getting clobbered with rain for close to 10 days.  Rainy days can really put a damper on your outdoor exercising plans so it's good to have proper gear.  Rainy day running clothes can be pricey and there's a lot of items to choose from.  Here are a few tips on what items are …

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A Tip to Make Trail Running Better!

When running trails you have to stay very alert and focus on what's in front of you.  Roots, rocks, vines, shrubs, ruts and holes are all hazards that can cause you to trip and fall. I read an article once that changed how I view running trails.  Instead of running to avoid the dangers, look …

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Help for Haiti

The people of Haiti desperately need help.  Please consider making a donation to one of these agencies providing relief. American Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org UNICEF USA: http://www.unicefusa.org CARE: http://www.care.org Mercy Corps http://www.mercycorps.org Direct Relief International: http://www.directrelief.org Partners In Health http://www.pihl.org AmeriCares: http://www.americares.org To donate using your cell phone, type "HAITI" to 90999 and make a $10 …

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