Category Archives: Training

More about shoulders

Keeping the main thing the main thing:  a little exercise, done regularly and properly, goes a long way. Take Scapular Push-Ups.  Once you get the alingment right (the same line as when you’re standing, shoulders in the proper place) it’s time … Continue reading

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40 Days and 40 Nights…Hop To It!

People keep asking about “boot camp” workouts.  Some fear them, others have no idea what they are all about.  After working in the fitness industry for 29 years (when I got old enough to say there is, yet, another topic) … Continue reading

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Bruthas from anutha mutha.

Or Sisters, anyway.  But that didn’t work in the title. I went to the indoor pool at my gym today.  I’ve mentioned this pool before.  I have great swims here.  I’m not really sure why, but it may be because … Continue reading

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Reindeer Games

A decade ago a friend and I were training for a marathon together.  When we met early one morning she said “So what reindeer games to you have set for us today?”.  The name has stuck, and nobody ever really … Continue reading

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Willing to Tri

Seven weeks.  That’s how long I have to get ready for my next “big” (read:  meaningful) race.  I generally take more time to prepare.  As I’m typing, I find the fact that I’ve chosen the word “prepare” over “train” interesting; … Continue reading

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Gotta’ Train!

Upon my departure to Hawaii, a friend said “Have a perfect vacation.  You might even think about relaxing a bit!”.  Perhaps because so much of my life is wrapped up in the “balance” of things, I was a little insulted … Continue reading

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Home again, home again, jiggety jig.

Yeah for me!  I’m home again!  My three month Chinese drywall project took five months, but it’s done.  Well, almost.  In my hurry to get re-established in my own home I didn’t notice that my stove/oven were missing (she’s such … Continue reading

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