With so many live 5K races forced to postpone or cancel because of the COVID-19 pandemic, I opted to sign up for a bunch of virtual races. I intended to use them as motivators to keep me on my walking and fitness path. In my "Is This a Fitness Walking Problem or a Plan?" video on Slowpoke Divas TV, I chat about how 2020 impacted my plans, and how I choose to look at the … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Is This a Fitness Walking Problem or a Plan?
Get ready for the first in a series of fun, Slowpoke Diva-friendly challenges designed to help you get moving! It's completely free, and is done at your pace and schedule. How the 30-Day Walk/Bike Challenge Works Our goal is to kick start the healthy habit of daily movement, and this challenge uses walking and bike riding to accomplish that. Every day we will … [Read more...] about Let’s Get Moving 30-Day Walk/Bike Challenge
Last fall, I launched a trial project called Go Speedy Divas. The website highlights the achievements of female pro athletes, elite amateurs, and everyday recreationists in cycling, power walking, race walking, and triathlon. Schedules of women's races and events, and race results are also listed. Why would I create Go Speedy Divas when I often include that type of content … [Read more...] about Go Speedy Divas Spotlights Female Athletes, Races & Results
This image from my photo library of a 2013 tweet from @WomensRunning caused a flood of memories and emotions from when I finished my first half marathon. The last two or three miles of the Bellingham Bay Half Marathon almost did me in. During the first two hours of the race, my usual race walking form slowly morphed into the more casual power walking style. By the third-hour … [Read more...] about Just Keep Going: Discover Your Inner Strength
MESQUITE, NEVADA -- The Mesquite Senior Games' “Back Together! Let’s Get Active Together!” virtual challenge encourages all generations to walk, run or bike during the month of June, and to share photos and stories of their adventures on Facebook or their favorite social channel. Walkers, runners, and cyclists can follow their favorite paths, trails or roads -- anywhere in … [Read more...] about Mesquite Senior Games’ Virtual Fitness Event Open to All Ages