Let me show you what's inside my 2020 Allstate Hot Chocolate Virtual 5K swag bag via my video on Slowpoke Divas TV channel on YouTube. SPOILER ALERT: Yep, I earned the cool finisher medal! For me, finisher medals are tangible reminders of the work I did to get to the start line, and then persevere through a tough course and tougher thoughts to reach the finish line. While … [Read more...] about VIDEO: What’s Inside My Hot Chocolate Virtual 5K Swag Bag?
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?
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 line injury-free, maintain a strong and consistent pace throughout each race, recover sufficiently so I could also watch, report, photograph, and video record … [Read more...] about Motivation Hides in Plain Sight