When You’re Just Not Into That Workout

A friend and I were talking about signing up for races the other day. She was frustrated — stuck in a dry spell, with no desire to train for a goal or sign up for a race. As a result, she felt she was meandering through workouts, running without purpose, and losing fitness. I disagreed. “It’s… Continue reading When You’re Just Not Into That Workout

Holding On to Weight after 50

Which scenario would you pick? You can eat anything you want without gaining a pound. Your body looks great, remaining trim no matter what you do or consume. However, there’s no real physical fitness behind those athletic good looks. You can’t run; it’s hard to even walk from place to place. Forget exercise — movement… Continue reading Holding On to Weight after 50

Making Rainy Days a Workout Motivator

For the last few days in Austin, it’s steadily rained. Yes, I know this is par for the course for those in the Pacific northwest (my friends in Oregon are laughing right now and calling me a wimp), but it is hard to be motivated to haul ass outside in the dark when faced with the… Continue reading Making Rainy Days a Workout Motivator