This weekend I did the Venus De Miles all-women's ride. There were three options- 30 miles, 64 miles, and 100 miles. With very limited time to train, the 100 mile option was out. Meanwhile, the short but intense rides I'd been doing all summer, towing the girls around in the Burley to swimming lessons, the … Continue reading Workout Wednesday Vol. 23: Event Recap-Venus de Miles 64 Mile Ride
This summer, I spent time outside nearly every day, taking my kids to the park, the library, the splash pad, swimming lessons, or wherever. Last summer I was stuck inside a lot, looking out the window a lot, nursing my fussy, red-faced newborn, and I was super sad and wanting to go outside but also … Continue reading This summer…
If you'd asked me six months ago if I could find any joy in not being able to run, I would have said no. I would have been wrong. I’ve been injured since the end of February. I’ve run a mile or two every so often since then, but every time I’ve tried, my ankle has … Continue reading Workout Wednesday Vol. 22: The Joy of Being Injured
Q: Is a 30 minute bike commute considered a workout? A: Yes! Sort of. Actually, it depends what your fitness goals are. If your goals include exercising a certain number of times a week, general wellness, weight loss, cardiovascular fitness- Yes, the bike commute, even at a leisurely pace, is a workout. Biking is, in … Continue reading Workout Wednesday Vol. 11: Does A Bike Commute Count as a Workout?
Welcome to Workout Wednesday! Here's the deal: Every Wednesday I am going to post an answer to a fitness question. Mostly I will be talking about running, because that is my first love, my current favorite form of exercise, and it is the area of fitness where I have the most experience and knowledge. However, … Continue reading Workout Wednesday: Vol. 1