Couch to 5K — I’m running again

I started out enthusiastically running in sub-zero temperatures. I was making tangible progress in a short time. Unfortunately, it didn’t take very long to become sidelined with an injury. I got shin-splints. No matter what I did, they did not heal. Walking down the street became very painful for me, … Continue reading

My TD bank five boro ride

Back in February, I got in into my head that I wanted to ride in the TD Bank 5 Boro Bike Tour. I’m a beginner rider, and I wanted to try something new and fun. But also something difficult, that I had to train for, and could be proud of. … Continue reading

Stretching and core strengthening

Well since I’m side-lined with what appears to be shin-splints, I am doing my best to just stretch and concentrate on other types of fitness that won’t aggravate this until I can go back to running, perhaps less aggressively. Thursday, my friend gave me some personal training on the Eliptical. … Continue reading

Day 1: My running journey begins

Running is always a sport I admired. It’s something that everyone can related to. We all ran as children. It requires very little equipment, it can be done in just about every place, it can be done alone or with a team. It also has fantastic health benefits. It’s great … Continue reading