It was super frigid the past week. I did all of my training indoors despite wanting to get outside. I'm going to work backward a little here, but stick with me. Sunrise on Saturday On Saturday, my goal was to complete 7.5 miles on my training plan. I was going to attempt to do some … Continue reading Second Week of Training
My first week is complete on my new training plan. I'm using the fat-burning marathon training plan from Jeff Galloway's book "Marathon." It is a nice breakdown of regular weekly walk/jogs, a good build up in distance, and includes days of cross-training. In addition, I like that the focus is on completing time vs. distance … Continue reading The First Week of Training
Since my high school years I've always loved walking with friends. We used to walk on the boardwalk at night, then grab a snack, or hang out at someone's house. Walking in the summer evenings was a great way to move our bodies (I wasn't fitness centric then, though) and relieve the stress of those … Continue reading Miles go by faster with friends.
This was my first week on my new training plan. The week isn't over yet for a few more days, but I was reminded by Chris to take it one day at a time. I had a moment after I registered for a race when I thought, "What did I do?!" and felt like I … Continue reading Training Plan and Peroneal Tendonitis
I searched all over the internet to find any idea for how to make my standup paddle board have the option to become a kayak. Some brands sell attachments, but the cost wasn't worth it to me, nor did I want to screw anything into my board. In addition, other than adding a cooler to … Continue reading How to Turn Your SUP Standup Paddleboard into a Kayak
It's been somewhat difficult to stay motivated amongst the current pandemic. The first week, I sailed through on my regular schedule. I woke up early, worked out, and then got to working from home while also teaching our children their schooling. The second week and beyond became a bit more difficult to stay in the … Continue reading A Simple Home Gym
I joined Peloton Digital back at the very end of November 2019; three months to be exact! I signed up originally for the FREE 30-day trial to see if I would be motivated enough to workout at home with their digital videos, as I was searching for an alternative to crossfit. With the Peloton Digital … Continue reading In-Depth Review of the Peloton Digital App
Every once in awhile a break is a good thing. I've taken the past month off from writing to reset for the new year and make it through some of the tougher days of January without sharing the humdrum of it all here. Work isn't always delightful during the midyear time, so this year I … Continue reading It’s Almost Spring, Right?
I first stumbled upon the Peloton Digital App while I was searching for an alternative to Crossfit. I wanted to find some way to keep on a schedule and stay motivated to work out. I wasn't ready to just go back to a simple running plan and try to add in strength training as I … Continue reading Peloton for $500 or less!
I was in love with Crossfit until I was no longer in love with Crossfit. In October, I hit a wall. After 5 months of Crossfit, my body was in a lot of pain, I was having a lot of difficulties completing even scaled workouts and sticking within their time caps. I hurt my shoulder … Continue reading I quit Crossfit.