Zen on the Run

So today on my running agenda was hill repeats. The purpose of hill repeats are to build power and endurance in the legs and cardiovascular system.  Incorporating hill repeats into a training program will make you a better runner.  Faster, fitter and stronger. Hill repeats are not only hard physically but also mentally.  Here are …

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Hello Fall

It's September 24th - and summer is officially over.  Except someone forgot to tell Sacramento, CA. I'm at a volleyball tournament and its in the high 90's.  A dry heat, mind you, but high 90's.  And we're outside under EZ ups before our next match starts. Correction.  The EZ ups are there, the team found …

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Sunday Runs Are In Full Swing

One of the challenges I've had is finding a group that I could run with.  Correction.  Finding a group that didn't leave me in the dust or lap me on the track.  Talk about humiliating!! So I put together a Sunday Run series that anyone could join; no matter what level.  I pick a route …

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More Today Than Yesterday

Here's the thing, progress isn't about the big things.  It's just doing just a little more today than you did yesterday.  And repeating the process. One extra step on your FitBit, a second longer in your plank, an extra veggie on the plate, the final glass of water before bed.  It seems, well, insignificant.  But it …

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Marathon Training – Race Recap

Yep, it's a double shot of running for you today! The Plan This week was a light mileage week, which was welcomed and appreciated as it was capped off by The Giant Race in San Francisco.  I registered for the 10K which was perfect because I was scheduled to run 50-60 minutes at a long …

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