Tag Archives: HAES

Not your inspiration

Today’s scheduled run was a 1.5 mile recovery run, a nice and slow plod on the treadmill. My calves are starting to give me a little grief; they’re awfully tight lately. After that 1.5 miles, I walked a few minutes … Continue reading

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Giving in to a craving

Still feeling a little off today, and it’s a scheduled rest day so I kept it light and simple: 20 minutes on the elliptical (higher effort today, at least) and then some yoga. During the yoga part, I put on … Continue reading

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Healthy questions

Unsurprisingly, I’m sore today– but it’s not too bad, mostly my serratus and glutes. It could be lots worse. (Hopefully I don’t get more day 2 DOMS tomorrow.) I held myself to 30 minutes on the boring-ass elliptical machine to … Continue reading

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Spring motivation

The weather is nice again today, warm and a little cloudy, so I took advantage of that to get a run around my work ‘hood in. (I had a couple drops of rain fall on me, but they weren’t unwelcome). … Continue reading

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Long runs and fat acceptance as civil rights

I’m just going to turn this into a complaining-about-the-weather blog, ok? It was 2 degrees (yes, Fahrenheit) this morning. The general consensus is that no one should leave their house and we should all have the day off so we … Continue reading

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HAES and athletic performance: Where’s the intersection?

It’s Thursday, so that means yoga class at the crack of dawn. It went pretty well– I went in with really sore calves and tight legs, and by the end of class everything was stretched out. He gave us a … Continue reading

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Setting effective goals

Hamster wheel today (or elliptical, as normal people call it) to warm up all my sore parts. I spent 45 minutes on it with a stupid fashion magazine and a stupid real estate show on HGTV with my brain 100% … Continue reading

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