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?
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 up a training schedule in preparation for a full slate of fall races -- or … [Read more...] about How Do I Exercise During a Summer Heat Warning?
I don’t consider myself an “amazing” or “exceptional” woman. That's why I'm always taken aback when people say I am. It's taken time for me to simply say “Thank you” instead of disagreeing. A neighbor recently told me she marvels at my ability to work on home improvement projects with my husband. She couldn’t imagine herself “lugging around” lumber or "lifting" … [Read more...] about Yes, You Can…If You Want To!