Most of you out there, and I’m seriously jealous, know how to run. And I know you’re thinking, “What’s to learn? Just move your feet.” Except if you’re me. Remember when I said I run “like a girl”? Well, I mean the stereotype that was featured in one of those Super Bowl ads (yes, I’m … More Learning to Run Again
Last night, I completed my fourth session with Harry. Each time is a little harder and I’ve been exhausted after but not sore. Most of the work is surrounding engaging my core – abs, glutes – and strengthening surrounding areas like lower back and hamstrings – working our way down. The idea, I’m told, is to … More Back to the Basics
Because I am extremely cautious – although that can also be categorized as being a worrier (it runs in my genes), I decided that when doing the full marathon training that maybe I should seek the opinion of a running coach to improve my form. I am also aware that as a girly-girl non-athlete, I’ve … More One Step Back Two Steps Forward?
I read somewhere, that participating in something beneficial like running is something to pay forward. Just as my friend who encouraged me to sign up for my first half did for me and many others, I’ve encouraged other friends to run with me and work on changing the perception that it “can’t be done” and … More Oh, no….What did I do?
The running piece of my exercise came by accident. One day, after some really frustrating meetings and a lot of stress in general life, I got on the treadmill to do my miles required for my first half marathon. My trainer had been trying to convince me to run in addition to walking because to … More How did this happen?