Over the years I’ve recorded a few little movement videos to share with my clients. Now I’m releasing them for all my blog readers! Today, I’m sharing a fun balance exercise that you should try this week. Remember: It’s important that your doctor has cleared you for exercise. And I highly recommend you work with… [Read More]
Fitness for the body, mind and soul.
I want to be ready for any adventure with a sharp mind, capable body, and loving soul. These posts are my workouts, challenges, disciplines, and prayers on how to be fully fit.
Training Talk with Coach Henness I’m sharing a bunch of short videos I made for my clients and subscribers a few years ago. These are my tips, encouragements, and mental strategies for runners but they can also apply to anyone who wants to lead a more active and healthy lifestyle. Most of the clients I’ve… [Read More]
When we first moved to McMinnville, I was thrilled to discover some beautiful and runnable trails in a nearby conservation area. I wrote about it before, when I nearly ran into a baby deer while training for the Portland Marathon. Mommy and baby hike with my @gopro walking stick (monopod). Our carrier pack does a good… [Read More]
By J-dub Henness Hello! They call me J-dub or “the bubs”, depending on the mood. I’m writing today because mama is busy. We’re going back to San Francisco again this week. She’ll write more about that later. So anyway. Let’s talk about Coaching Your Parents Through a Race! Why should they run in the first… [Read More]
I used to roll my eyes at color runs and bubble runs. They’re expensive, crowded, and for what? To have a perfectly good run complicated by getting stuff thrown on you? If I pay $30 to $50 for a 5k, it should be a timed event with a really, really cool shirt. And yet, here… [Read More]
Sometimes the small, local races surprise you. When my friend asked me to run the Old Fashioned Festival 5K with her in a neighboring town for $10 I had no problem jumping in. It was her first ever race and there would be pancakes afterward. Who wouldn’t!? I didn’t expect much of the race I’d… [Read More]
Hmm, should I put the video at the END of the post to make you read through my 2017 Gorgeous Wine Country Relay Review to get to it? Or just put it right up front and center because, let’s be honest…that’s the fun part. Yeah, let’s do that. Then you can skim and scan through the… [Read More]
My first relay was a 200 mile, through the night kind of relay. I’ve done several more since because I love the energy, journey, scenery, and camaraderie of the team relay. However, it is a big time, money and physical commitment. If only I could have the good bits without the overnight, stinky van, and… [Read More]