110 degrees in the shade at 2 p.m., hours before the high temp is reached. When the National Weather Service issues an excessive heat warning for the Las Vegas valley, I take notice. If the forecast is for 110 degrees, I know the shaded outdoor wall thermometer on the patio will probably show temps closer to 115 degrees by day's end. So how the heck am I supposed to keep … [Read more...] about How Do I Exercise During a Summer Heat Warning?
A serendipitous answer to my "moments-ago" question about my current state of motivation...or lack thereof. Cycling West's summer 2019 issue, pages 6 & 7. Last month, I fulfilled a long-held goal of successfully participating in the 2019 National Senior Games. The goal I set for my cycling and race walk events was to be fit and strong enough to: make it to the start … [Read more...] about Motivation Hides in Plain Sight
Yoko Eichel (CA - W70), Wendy Clark (CA - W65), and Sandra Hults (FL - W75) compete in the 5K race walk at the 2019 National Senior Games. Photo by Bonnie Parrish-Kell. Here is your handy resource page for links to my results posts of the women's race walk and power walk events at the 2019 National Senior Games. I hope you'll be inspired to get outside and start walking for … [Read more...] about Walk for Fitness & Glory – Results from 2019 National Senior Games
The top seven power walkers in the women's 75-79 age group at the 2019 National Senior Games. Photo by Bonnie Parrish-Kell. More than 100 women ages 50 through 89 challenged themselves and each other in the 5K power walk contests that took place at Balloon Fiesta Park in Albuquerque, NM for the 2019 National Senior Games. The races started mid-morning under blue skies … [Read more...] about Women’s 5K Power Walk Race Results — 2019 National Senior Games
Seeking medals and personal bests, 34 women ages 75 to 100 competed in the 1500 meter power walk at the 2019 National Senior Games. Photo by Bonnie Parrish-Kell. Power walk debuted as an "open" sport at this year's National Senior Games. Unlike other events, participants did not have to first qualify at a state senior games or other recognized event. Turn out surpassed … [Read more...] about Women’s 1500m Power Walk Results — 2019 National Senior Games