Category: Fitness

  I ran the Boulder Half Marathon on Sunday. It remains one of the prettiest courses that I have ever run. It was a perfect fall day. The temperature at the start of the race was perhaps 50 rising to the …

Slowly Getting Faster Read More »

I took a quick trip to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming this past weekend. I recommend taking more time – a week at least, two would be better. I plotted a leisurely route mostly avoiding interstate, and generally not covering …

Fall in Yellowstone Read More »

I love Colorado in the Fall. It’s still warm and sunny but there is a crispness to the air; the leaves on some trees are just starting to turn. I love the sounds and smells of the dry leaves as …

Bridal Veil Falls Read More »

I turned 42 on Monday. I thought about getting a massage, but instead I signed up for the Boulder Spring Half as a birthday present to myself.  While I’ve done a 5K, a marathon and a half-marathon in the past, I’d …

My First 10K Read More »

I virtually met a number of amazing women back in 2004 when I first started focusing on fitness, initially following the original Body for Life program created by Bill Phillips who is now doing a program called Transformation. At first …

Fit Women Read More »

Last January I made a failed attempt to leap back into fitness with the Turbulence Training plan leading up to the Turbulence Training 500 workout. I did make it through some of the workouts but often found, like my recent …

Starting at the Beginning Read More »

I joined a gym about a block from my work about 6 weeks ago. One thing they do for all new members is assign you to have two personal training sessions. The fist session is a fitness assessment – you …

Evil Jen Read More »

This week had far too many days that started with 7 AM meetings and ended with me arriving home at about 10 PM. Even knowing that this is what my week would look like, I started Turbulence Training this week. …

Coming up for air Read More »

I saw a headline today "Diabulimics shun insulin to get thin." I am horrified. Unregulated diabetes (chronically high blood sugar) will cause blindness, kidney failure, heart disease and nerve damage. It is the major cause of limb amputations. Untreated diabetes …

Diabulimia Read More »

You might have noticed that I’ve not been fully committed to fitness for  quite some time. I’ve made a few false starts trying to get back to it but just never quite got there. I’m not sure why I did …

Back on Track Read More »