Today (Sunday, Feb 5, 2012) I ran the Hypothermic Half Marathon in Halifax, Nova Scotia, 3rd year in a row. My game plan was to use it as a training run and measure it against last year’s race to see if I’m stronger. I succeeded in both! I stuck to my plan to run it […]
"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body."
I can go about telling this story two ways – complain, spit, and sputter or with a positive attitude. I choose positive! So I started my morning with a big ball of energy. After seeing that the roads were clear in my little community of Riverport, Nova Scotia, with little wind, I was eager to […]
Yesterday was one of those long, crazy-busy days. Thank God there are times that I can take advantage of being a fitness professional and incorporate my training in with my instructing/coaching. Every Tuesday, from Jan-March, some members of the Bridgewater Triathlon Club (BTC), cyclists, and those looking to work on their biking skills during the […]
My training story today is not as “thrilling” as the weekend, and pretty laid back in comparison too, but spiced up with variety. First, the day started off with a trip to the doctor as this weekend I discovered a huge lump on the back of my left knee. Apparently it’s Baker’s Cyst, swelling caused […]
Waking up and getting out of bed to do my long run was rough this morning, legs still tired from yesterday’s tough ride, and I was hung-ry. Big time! Plus I heard the wind blowing outside and knew what that meant, more resistance, especially since most of my long runs are done along coastal roads […]
For those of you who don’t know yet, I’m training for the Epic Dartmouth event July 1st, 2012. I am in my 15th week of training and have decided to do this event to raise money for PRO Kids. PRO Kids is a local organization in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada that helps provide financial support […]