Originally posted December 2010. Early Running Journal blog posts remind me of those growing years when I didn’t identify as a runner yet because I had to take walk breaks. It helps to reread these and remember where I was at and see how far I’ve come. Christmas Day: Bullard, TX – 3.1 miles, 2:00 PM, 40… [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.
Originally posted December 2010. I keep these early blog posts to remind me where I was at in the first years of learning to run. Two things going against me: 1) My newest pair of running shoes is trying to shave down my ankle bone for some reason and I think that has caused me… [Read More]
Originally posted in October 2010. I keep these blog posts from my early running days to remind me how far I’m come, how much I’ve learned, and keep the “beginner” mentality fresh so I can be a better coach. One thing about marathon training is that it forces you to put more focus on the… [Read More]
Originally posted in September 2010 when I was a new runner doing intervals with Team in Training. These old posts are a great insight into my early running mentality. In the beginning, my pace group was put at 3:1 intervals (3 min. running and 1 min. walking). Our target was 12 min. 30 sec. miles…. [Read More]
Originally posted in September 2010, when I was still walk/jogging with Team in Training. I still am not a huge fan of running in the heat but I’ve since learned how to survive with less mental anguish. The Heat Factor I have a big issue with running in the heat. I’m not talking about… [Read More]
When I Hated Strength Training The post below was originally written in August of 2010. I keep it up to remind me where I was at mentally and physically in the first 1.5 years of my running and fitness journey. For the record, I still do not love “core work” because it’s still difficult but I’ve… [Read More]
It’s JUST a half. [Note from 2017 me: I keep this old post up on my blog to remind me what my early running days were like. I barely trained. I went from event to event, collecting finisher medals. Everyone around me was running half and full marathons and so I did not respect the… [Read More]