And the Training Months Tick By…July and mid-August Recap

Hmm. It's been an interesting month. I don't have a lot of time to go into too much detail about what's been going on, but let's recap:   -I went on a weeklong vacation to Waikiki with Erik. By day we hiked, ran, snorkeled, swam, surfed, boogey boarded, and by night we hopped skipped karaoke … Continue reading And the Training Months Tick By…July and mid-August Recap

There’s Something About a Crow Pose

Yesterday, with my fantabulous Pocket Yoga app, I decided to go for a 45 minute yoga session before work. I was continually interrupted, but aside from those external annoyances, things were going great. I finally started feeling less tense and tight from all the running and biking I've been doing. However, I came across a … Continue reading There’s Something About a Crow Pose

Yoga + Bike Goodies + Hotel Booked + Oh Yeah, Please Donate to my Fundraiser!

It seems like just yesterday I was crossing the half marathon finish line, and now we're already at Thursday! I'm still relatively tense and stiff from the race and I've been meaning to get to the massage therapist's office all week. I will most likely have to schedule it for the weekend. In the meantime, … Continue reading Yoga + Bike Goodies + Hotel Booked + Oh Yeah, Please Donate to my Fundraiser!

Success: The Hardest Part of Training Is Planning For It

A goal can feel out of reach when you lack proper planning and training. In casual conversation, whenever I hear something like "I don't have time to work out" or "I could never run a (any distance race)", I often hear "I'm not worth it," "I won't make the time," or "My health is not … Continue reading Success: The Hardest Part of Training Is Planning For It

Fitness Friday: Did Recovery Always Take This Long?

On Wednesday I started my first fitness boot camp since...well...boot camp. It was an all women's group led in a suburb of Seattle, about a ten minute drive away. At first I thought it would be too much -- a commute before a commute to work, especially in the direction of rush hour traffic. However, … Continue reading Fitness Friday: Did Recovery Always Take This Long?