Too Many Reasons To Not Quit

Every Saturday it’s the same thing. I wake up anticipating how far I need to run and planning what I’ll do if I don’t make my goal. I then check The Weather Channel app to see when the warmest part of the day will be. After running for what I had thought had been an exceptional…

A Running Plan that Works

Visions, goals, and hopes come second to systems, routines, and habits. During my long run I remembered an exercise principle that helps me in deciding on a workout program. The only workout that works is the one that you will do. It’s simple and true. If someone hates cardio, then the best cardio workout program…

On Saturdays I Run

Two observations I made after reversing my running route: 1) there are more hills than I remembered and 2) running apps should give extra credit for running uphill. There have now been three weeks when I have used Saturdays as my longer running days. The first Saturday I had a cinnamon bun for breakfast and went…

Saturday I ran

One of the things I have been meaning to do for years now is to get better at running. I know “get better” is not really a great goal, so I’ll explain. For years I have enjoyed the thought of running, but not the activity of running. I even took a 1 hour elective running…