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
In his article, "You Need to Practice Being Your Future Self," author Peter Bregman described how a coaching client of his, who was frustrated with where his career was at the moment, always focused on the challenges he was presently faced with. The thought struck me, "Of course this man is focused on the challenge right in front of him. He's familiar with it. The future, … [Read more...] about Getting from Here to There
Articles touting the benefits of walking 10,000 steps a day pop up on a regular basis in my various news and social media feeds. This one popped up today and I think it contains pretty good information in quick, easy-to-read format. Unlike most articles, the author's sources do recommend starting off easy (and to wear running shoes). That's one of my cardinal rules: If you … [Read more...] about Want to Walk 10,000 Steps a Day…Starting Today? Slow Down!