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The inaugural run by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This morning's run was inaugural in many ways: the first run on my new and revised training program, the first run this month (oops), and the first run for a whole bunch of ne ... Read on »
Matter over mind... by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Usually, the fight between my brain and my body goes something like this: Brain: 'Time to get up' Body: 'Sleepy...' -repeat until it's too late to go to yoga/run- an ... Read on »
Family fitness by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A while back I posted about having had dinner at the School of Life and the conversation it sparked. A couple of you were kind enough to answer the question 'Who have you enco ... Read on »
Some time off might have done me some good by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My feet still hurt. Anyone have any ideas? I took most of last week off entirely, but they still hurt. I've been trying to strengthen my ankles (standing on one leg while I br ... Read on »
Time to revise by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Clearly I do not have the base for a FIRST-style training plan. I've been off running for a week and my left foot still feels like there's something wrong with it - the bones ... Read on »
How to move from upward facing dog to downward facing dog by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running How do you get from here image courtesy leo.prie .to on flickr - click photo to see original to here image courtesy myyogaonline on flickr - click photo to see ... Read on »
Walking the dog & Juneathon roundup by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running MY FEET HURT!!!! I know exactly why - I' ve more than doubled my mileage from last month, up from exactly 0 the month before, but I' ve got a half marathon to run and ca ... Read on »
Yoga is good for what ails me after 8 miles by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A spectacular Juneathon FAIL on Saturday...I just didn't get up! and by the time I did, it was time to head off to the Hard Rock Calling festival in Hyde Park, where I proceed ... Read on »
Lattes: warm milk for grownups by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Drank too much wine with some ex-neighbors last night and accidentally hit 'off' instead of 'snooze' this morning. Luckily I still woke up in time to get to work, if not to yo ... Read on »
Heavy legs like lead by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The title describes it all with respect to this morning's run. I was scheduled to do 5 miles at 11:45. I decided even before leaving the house to cut it to 4, since I'm still ... Read on »
Mysore: the class you take by yourself by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last night I got home from work and, since I'd had a lie-in that morning, still needed to run. I was scheduled to do an interval pyramid that would have had me running, for in ... Read on »
Juneathons days 20-22: a computerless weekend by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I spent a wonderful weekend with no computer so am now catching up on a whole weekend's worth of Juneathons and blogs. Saturday was Juneathon-lite: Friday was Meg's birth ... Read on »
Does yoga improve running? by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I wouldn't know, but Runner Kara posted a link to a story that posits that it does, and gives advice on how to make the two work together. I know for myself that I feel less s ... Read on »
The energy of speed by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am doing an off-site meeting today that starts later than my normal work day (yay!) but not so late as to make it feasible to go into the office beforehand. So I got to slee ... Read on »
Is it time for real training already? by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I've been lazing about my training lately - check out the calendar, where most of my runs are sub 3 miles, listed as "easy", and are still helping me put more distance in the ... Read on »
Juneathon day 15: The beauty of accepting what is by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running That's the theme for today: being happy with what is instead of always striving. Trying to be better is all well and good, but it can be full of strife and angst and create st ... Read on »
Nearly halfway there, how's everyone feeling? by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Just about to the midpoint of Juneathon. I'm glad to have the 'reason' to go out every day, since I'm not quite ready to start training for the fall half-marathons. But I'm fe ... Read on »
The hunter and the vegetarian by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So we went to see Under the Sea in IMAX 3D today (just under 10 miles round-trip, something around an hour via bike), Meg's idea of a Saturday afternoon date. I found myself s ... Read on »
Exercise and sport for fun, or: What to say to an unathletic kid trying out sport by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Or rather, what *not* to say to an unathletic, slightly awkward kid trying out sports. My parents have an old friend who also happened to be my teacher for a couple of ye ... Read on »
Cycling while tired by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Juneathon day 11. I am very tired, and really don't want to ride my bike to work. I actually looked up how bad the transit disruption was before I got out of bed, to see if it ... Read on »