Yesterday was the hottest day of the year so far, and also the sunniest. In an attempt to acclimate my body to the warmer conditions I ran two individual 8 milers – one in the morning, and one in the late afternoon. Both runs went well, but the best part was I suffered no skin […]
Well, it’s been almost a week since the 2011 Boston Marathon, so I guess it’s about time I jotted down a race recap. Forgive me if I skip over the details of the short flight to Boston, early check-in at the splendid Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, couple of hours spent at the excellent Sports & […]
2011 HAT Run 50K from Thomas Neuberger on Vimeo. A little video from the 2011 HAT 50k Trail Ultra marathon Thanks, as always, to Thomas N for compiling the video. Be sure to check out his cool Believe in the Run blog.
I’ve really enjoyed drinking ZICO coconut water lately. I found it at Trader Joe’s a few weeks ago, and have been a little addicted to it ever since. According to their web site: ZICO contains the five essential electrolytes that gives your body everything it needs to stay hydrated and perform at your best. One […]
Ever since I launched the popular Hundred Pushups web site, people have been sending in requests for a similar program to focus on other muscle groups. The two hundred situps plan soon followed to take care of the core, with a similar squats program to target the glutes not far behind. For some reason, the […]
Really pleased with my mileage this past weekend, but more pleased with how “good” I’m feeling this Monday morning…. Saturday am – nice morning for a run. Sunny and mid-40s at the start. Sunny and 50-something by the finish. Wind was a bit crazy, especially the last 5 or 6 miles, but I hung in […]
The human body can do so much. Then the heart and the spirit must take over. — Sohn Kee-Chung, Winner of the 1936 Olympic Marathon