On Saturday, I opted for an easy 30-minute walk to keep things loose in preparation for my Henderson Senior Games track and field events the next morning. I headed over to go to Clark County Wetlands Park on the east side of the Las Vegas valley. Here, I can watch for a variety of resident and migratory birds (along with ground squirrels and cottontails to name a few) while … [Read more...] about Walking While Birdwatching: A Perfect Spring Exercise
In today's Fitness Friday video on YouTube I talk about a recent walk workout that I almost didn't do...yet so happy I did. … [Read more...] about Fitness Friday: Just Get It Done!
I just returned from my first walking workout in about a week. Took me almost 20 minutes to walk .97 miles. And I'm tuckered out! Why did it take so long and why am I tired? Glad you asked. Here's three reasons: 1. Haven't done any aerobic work since my last workout. 2. My route was about a 3% grade after the first third of a mile then increased to almost 5% … [Read more...] about Why Walking One Mile Can Feel Like 10 Miles
After spending an intense week organizing and purging office paperwork and cleaning my office you'd think I would want to simply sit and do nothing today. You'd be wrong! I so enjoyed getting outside in the sunshine (well, it was fairly cloudy) and do my thirty-minute walk/jog. Discovered a new park with a hard-packed dirt path, fitness area, access to the Amagosa Trail, … [Read more...] about Fresh Air, New Energy
On Dec. 19, I received an email from the Iron Girl® team announcing their initial 2014 women-only running and triathlon schedule. These events are very beginner-friendly yet still give you a nice challenge that you can meet. And yes, you can walk the run! I have in every triathlon I raced in. Here's an idea: Do an Iron Girl event as a girls-only family event! Yes, mothers … [Read more...] about Iron Girl Announces 2014 Event Schedule