Monthly Archives: February 2011

Picking up Distance

Because I’m entered in the Emerald Across the Bay 12K March 20, I need to pick up my training distance a little. 12K is only 7.46 miles – I know I could walk that distance tomorrow, but I haven’t in a while. I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Eat Seaweed for Weightloss?

On RealAge.com, http://www.realage.com/tips/roasted-seaweed-snacks-fat-blockers?eid=1098930009&memberid=12259079 there is an article about eating seaweed helping to block the absorption of fat. Now I won’t take fad drugs or weight loss drugs that claim the same thing, but eating seaweed to block fat — that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Taking it Easy

Because I have been stiff and my IT bands have been sore, I decided to take it a little easy Saturday morning when walking with the Buckeye Striders. I was happy there were a couple people I haven’t seen in … Continue reading

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The Stick is my Friend!

My legs are stiff! A few Nike Club Workouts, a couple intense walking sessions, ineffective stretching … My legs are tight and stiff. So after today’s walk around Antrim Lake in the sun, I was sitting around feeling stiff thinking about … Continue reading

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But it’s a Good Sore

My entire body is sore — my legs and hips, shoulders, abs and even my biceps. This is from a combination of Nike Training Club workouts and yesterday’s racewalk workout. Whew! To loosen up my legs, and maybe release some … Continue reading

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Getting Faster

I did another indoor track workout Saturday and it was great! Because it has been extra cold this winter, I have not been outside as much as usual. This time of year I tend to not focus on speed, but … Continue reading

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Track Workout Saturday

You know the weather is bad when you are looking forward to walking on an indoor track. Yep, it is winter in Ohio and the track at Capital University sounded wonderful for the Buckeye Striders’ weekly walk yesterday! My plan … Continue reading

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The Sea Monster is Gone!

Today there was a little sunshine, so I decided it is time for me to get back outside to walk. Because it was only 20 degrees out, I bundled up in my heavy winter coat, some winter shoes and went out … Continue reading

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