Monthly Archives: August 2015

Perfect day-after yoga practice– and more hiking planning

The good news is, I’m not as sore as I was after 2 hikes ago, likely thanks to a lighter pack and better footwear. But I’m still sore, so I figured my favorite YouTube yoga practice was a good choice … Continue reading

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Hike of the Week: N’s Death March (almost)

Today I headed out with a couple friends to my local mountain park to hike. It didn’t really go as planned, but it was still good. Okay, first things first: last night my coworker’s wife sent me a text to … Continue reading

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How many times can I turn my ankle in one run…

(The answer to this question is apparently 4. Twice each side.) The weather is absolutely beautiful today– 77F, low humidity– and it’s Friday after a week of too-long workdays so, after I came in early to wrap up my morning’s … Continue reading

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I am so metal.

Once upon a time I saw a meme that read, "Every month, we bleed for a week and we live. What could be more metal than that?" This is a truth I believe in. I shall bare my teeth and … Continue reading

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Inflexible shoulders means I can’t scratch my back

I’m feeling kind of cruddy today, and suspect a bug might have caught up with me. Go immune system, go! Hopefully the sniffles, soreness and lethargy are just the response to fighting it off and it passes uneventfully. Crossing fingers. … Continue reading

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Hot runs, hot spots, hot heads

Well, it’s not actually all that hot out– low 80s and pleasantly non-humid. Perfect running weather! However, my 3.5 miles in 45 minutes still left me plenty drippy. Someday I’ll learn to pace myself– the first mile was great, then … Continue reading

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A cruddy run for a Friday

Maybe I can blame this one on the fact that I spent my morning with the vampires– I mean, I went to get my bloodwork done. Well, past experience tells me that donating blood means cruddy workouts for a day … Continue reading

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