Take some time this month to appreciate the many political, social, and financial advancements women have made in the U.S. We can buy and sell property; make financial investments and decisions; apply for and use credit; marry, divorce, or remain single; choose a career, become a business owner, to be a stay at home mom, or a myriad of combinations. That doesn't mean the … [Read more...] about Women’s History Month: Celebrating Women in Sport & Fitness
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Did you know that Divas and Goddesses are sisters of mythical mah-velousness, cosmic charisma, and fabulous fitness? Yep, it’s true! In June, Canadian-based Goddess Run will celebrate its tenth anniversary with its signature event, the Goddess Run, and I'd love to have you Divas join me. Choose your distance – 5K, 10K or half marathon – or do all three for only one price! … [Read more...] about Join Team Slowpoke Divas for the 2021 Goddess Run VR Series
Last Monday, I came oh-so-close to signing up for the Mesquite Madness bicycle road ride set for today. My finger hovered over the "Register" button as a wild array of thoughts whirled around in my brain. Among them: "Oh man, you're not ready to ride 20 miles, much less this 35-mile citizen ride." "No problem! I'll skip the part of the course north of … [Read more...] about I Wanted to Ride Mesquite Madness, Happy I Didn’t!
In early January, after surviving the trials and turmoils of 2020, I found myself 17 pounds heavier, having to go up a size in pants, and feeling more breathless more often (not caused by wearing a mask). Time to start fresh. I began eating smaller meals with more veggies. I tried restarting my walking workouts by going to my favorite parks in the predawn hours in hopes of … [Read more...] about Strength Training: Am I Lifting or Simply Juggling?
How many times have you made a New Year's resolution focusing on, say, losing a ton of weight, promising never-ever to let a cookie pass your lips, or doing a marathon in March despite being a lifelong couch surfer who struggles to walk a half mile? How many times have those pie-in-the-sky resolutions come to pass? Yes, I say "pie-in-the-sky" because we somehow expect to -- … [Read more...] about Time for a New Kind of New Year’s Resolution