Gear roundup: running

running gear

It’s hard to believe I’ve had this blog for two years now. I’ve come a long way, especially considering I took about a year off for no good reason. Oh, and happy Chinese New Year! Anyway, on this here blogiversary,… Continue Reading

Half-marathon training update

Here we are, at the end of week 3! But I’m actually trying to catch up from week 2. It’s a long story. Basically, my training plan is to run three days each week, with cross-training two days and active… Continue Reading

Introduction to Half-Marathon Training

Last November, I surprised myself. The corporate health program sponsors registration fees for races throughout the year, on a first-come, first-serve basis. I received the email, with spots available for a 5K, half-marathon, full-marathon, and a relay. Instead of signing… Continue Reading

Reflecting on May and setting goals for June

Woooo!  May is almost over.  In my neck of the woods, that usually means we swing our attention from tornadoes to heat stroke, which I’m actually okay with.  Tornadoes are super stressful. I wanna take a few minutes and reflect… Continue Reading

Rugged Maniac Obstacle Course 5k

Rugged Maniac 5k obstacle course

Like many of you, I suffer from a lack of intrinsic motivation.  Half my brain says, “eat a kale salad before your arteries completely solidify,” while the other half of my brain is like: One “trick” I use to keep myself… Continue Reading

Week in Review

week of workouts

So last time, I was using Daylight Savings as my excuse for not exercising, which was pretty valid as it slammed me hard.  This last week…I have no excuse.  Just lazy.  It happens. Thankfully, I picked up speed mid-week, largely… Continue Reading