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
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?
Q: What should I eat during a run? A: Like virtually every question I've answered so far as part of Workout Wednesday, you guessed it... that depends. Most importantly, that depends on how long you are running. If your run is... Up to 60 minutes- You probably don't need to take in any calories but … Continue reading Workout Wednesday Vol. 7: Fueling During 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