Quest to get back into running shape starts with walking

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

Review: WalMart’s ‘Keep It Green’ pre-packaged smoothies

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

Running trail between Alexandria and Mount Vernon is fantastic

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

Runner’s blog: How I got started running and why I love it

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

Health & Fitness: Can you lose weight with a walking-only exercise regimen?

I’m a runner insomuch that I enjoy running. To me, it is not a chore; it is respite from a day’s stress. I have gone weeks where I run 4-5 … Continue reading Health & Fitness: Can you lose weight with a walking-only exercise regimen?