Tagged with cross-training

Mmmmm… pie.

Mmmmm… pie.

I’m a visual learner. Concepts and information really don’t stick with me unless I read them, am able to conjure up a visualization, or write them down. Everything else goes in one ear and out the other. And if the idea is numbers-heavy, forget about it… I already have. Because of this tendency, I like graphics and charts. Throw some … Continue reading

I need to start running again.

I need to start running again.

As if the mental clutter gathering in my head isn’t enough, I’ve now reached my breaking point on number of acceptable chins. Disclaimer: Not a real picture. I currently have several more chins than this. Kidding! Kind of. I have great faith in my physical therapists. I know I’ll be back on the roads again in no … Continue reading

You caught me.

You caught me.

The quick stint on the DL that I mentioned? Not so quick. I’m benched. On the injured list. Sidelined. Out of commission. Whatever you call it, I’m not currently running. At first I was told it was inflammation of my hip abductor muscles, but today I learned I have some slight tearing in one of the … Continue reading

A quick stint on the DL (I hope)

A quick stint on the DL (I hope)

I recently became the proud owner of a brand new mountain bike, thanks to the fantastically generous (and flat!) Dunellen 5k Race for Education. I’m really excited to incorporate biking into my weekly routine and start some real cross-training. (Wait, you mean running in Vibrams doesn’t count?!) Problem is, I haven’t owned a bike since … Continue reading