I’m in Los Angeles, California as I get this blog ready to go out to you. I confess, leaving the greyness of Minnesota is an essential survival method for Minnesotans who have enough cash to escape at least once or twice a winter. This winter, I will likely only escape to sunshine this once. That’s … Read more Winter, your brain and 3 tips for staying healthy
I love to exercise outside. I’m just not much of a gym rat. Okay, I swim in a pool during the winter, I’m not THAT hard core! And I confess, I don’t love winter biking… yet! Plus I tend to get hot, even when it’s super cold. That said, by watching this little video I … Read more Dress to exercise in sub zero temps
It’s true, I don’t love strength training. Granted, I don’t hate it either. I’m just sort of ambivalent about it. I know it’s good for me… on many levels. I’m a woman who is now 54.5 years old and it’s good for aging bones to do strength training. Plus, as someone who has diabetes, I … Read more 3 Tips for Winter Strength Training Motivation
I’m heading today, 9/6/19, to another writing event, the Tribe Conference, put on by best-selling author and writing teacher Jeff Goins. I took an online class from Jeff about how to get going with blogging. It’s because of Jeff that for the past almost 2 years, I’ve been blogging every week and emailing my list … Read more 5 books to read if you’re an endurance athlete
Do you have friends for fitness? I sure hope you do. If not, I want to implore you to made a serious effort to find some pals that love exercising, working out, training, whatever word you love to call moving your body! We are all creatures of community and having friends who love to move … Read more Friends for fitness, best way to get moving again!
Turns out the free and easy strategy of keeping your eyes on the prize, or keeping your vision on your exercise goal DOES work! I am a big fan of making exercise easier. I do love exercising, AND I regularly struggle to make time and space to make sure exercise is happening on a consistent … Read more Vision helps us exercise
I worked long and hard on my 30 second book pitch. Maybe you’re wondering why I need a book pitch at this moment in time. Well, I’m going to the Hay House Writing Workshop TODAY!!! Yes, I’m flying to Portland, Oregon and I will be attending the workshop on Saturday and Sunday, March 23 and … Read more 30 second book pitch!
I made a vow that I would officially start cycling training again by March 1st. And that’s today, so here I am! I got my bike set up last weekend. No small feat, as I had to change out the rear tire and wipe the entire bike off, yes it was covered in dust!! Plus … Read more Back in the saddle…cycling training starts NOW!
It’s time to move past thinking about athletic goals to doing those goals! Today I’m sitting in my office this fine, sunny, after the Jayden Polar Vortex that caused Minnesota to shut down, and I realized I’ve been doing a lot of athletic thinking. I’ve recovered from -50 degrees Fahrenheit temps, and finally I’m thinking … Read more Thinking about athletic goals during the off season
I love bike riding. I also love reading. For safety reasons, I don’t bike and read at the same time. I confess, I am not a fast bike rider. I wish I was, in fact, I’ve trained to go fast, and sadly, it never happened for me. Nonetheless, when I’m out biking and the wind … Read more Life’s too short to go so f*cking slow, you know!