It was my hope for 2020 that I’d be able to run another half-marathon this year, specifically the Oklahoma City Memorial (Half) Marathon. That is almost certainly not going to … Continue reading Looking to Stu McGill’s Big 3 for bulging disk pain
It’s evident what stretching before a run will do for you. Better recovery, fewer aches and improved runs. My goal this week was 10 miles for the week, up from … Continue reading Runner’s Diary: So, I didn’t quite run 10 miles this week
Two years ago, I was running up to 20 miles a week. This week, I’m thrilled with 7.35. And today I got three miles in. Note that my running time … Continue reading Runner’s routine: 5 stretches I do before every run
My Bose Soundsport bluetooth headphones are pissing me off. The button somehow got stuck, and I can’t get it back to normal. Wearing these has become a part of the … Continue reading Runner’s Routine: The podcasts I listen to while running
So, how in the world to you morning people do it? Any by do it, I don’t only mean “get up.” I mean get up and exercise! How. Do. You. … Continue reading Morning workout: How do you get yourself up early to go run?
Several weeks ago, I had some dental work done that left me in a lot of pain. The work wasn’t the cause of the pain although I wasn’t in pain … Continue reading Daily Video, Episode 2: Exercise motivation + Back to the gym!
Since I’ve downloaded the Pedometer++ app, I’ve become a bit obsessed with checking my steps. Considering I have an iPhone and an Apple Watch, I’m not sure why I’m just … Continue reading Fitness Hack: Using sports to pile on the steps
It was four years ago when I first got into running. I’ve run four or five 5Ks and three half-marathons, and I plan to run more for sure. But for … Continue reading Quest to get back into running shape starts with walking
So, Kristi and I have been drinking smoothies for breakfast for at least a month. Our first foray into smoothie-world was centered on fruits, spinach and Greek yogurt. I’ll write … Continue reading Review: WalMart’s ‘Keep It Green’ pre-packaged smoothies
Before I visited Lake Anna and the swamps of north-central Virginia over the Memorial Day weekend in 2018, I visited Old Dominion in March 2017 when it was considerably colder. … Continue reading Running trail between Alexandria and Mount Vernon is fantastic
The plan was to run around Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, 9.73 miles to prove to myself that my legs are ready for the OKC Memorial Marathon half on April … Continue reading Runners blog: smoky skies a reason to take my long run inside
The minute I felt it, I knew my back was screwed. At least for awhile. I used to get sciatica pretty bad in my early 30s, and then I didn’t … Continue reading Runner’s blog: How I got started running and why I love it