I've got some seriously itchy feet. I wanna get outside. I wanna get trainin'. I wanna race. I just gotta decide what my goal race will be for 2022.* Will it be cycling? Race walking? Power walking? A return to triathlon? Choosing what to do will determine my training plans and "B Races." Those events help me track my progress, and keep me motivated when the Vegas heat … [Read more...] about My Spring 2022 Virtual Races
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?
Articles touting the benefits of walking 10,000 steps a day pop up on a regular basis in my various news and social media feeds. This one popped up today and I think it contains pretty good information in quick, easy-to-read format. Unlike most articles, the author's sources do recommend starting off easy (and to wear running shoes). That's one of my cardinal rules: If you … [Read more...] about Want to Walk 10,000 Steps a Day…Starting Today? Slow Down!
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA -- To kick off the start of a new walking group based in the greater Las Vegas area, organizers will host a free, 90-minute walking workshop showcasing three different styles for fitness or competition. Presenters will be 2019 National Senior Games power walk champion Sandi Stapleton and veteran race walker Bonnie Parrish-Kell. When: Saturday, Sept. 21, … [Read more...] about New Las Vegas Walking Group to Host Workshop, Workout