I know. It is harder to motivate, find time, get back in shape, get off the couch, lose the weight, ignore the projects you already ignore and people your age don't really do things like that anymore - or do they. Meet some 60-80 year old climbers who pull down hard.
I like to think I have a good working knowledge of how my body works, including a basic understanding of how everything works together. Turns out, I need a fascia primer. For instance, while talking of how your fascia can get dehydrated (and drinking water alone is not going to take care of that), the … Continue reading Why Fascia Matters to All Of Us, but Particularly Us Geezers
We are all getting ready for winter. Some of us are actually mulching the garden, pruning, preparing the soil for next year, harvesting the last fruits of our gardens and putting them up for eating in the darker days of winter. Those who do not have gardens are doing the same, either to our homes … Continue reading Preparing the garden for winter
Sadly, a series of injuries has taken me out of training this summer. Not to be wierd about it, but this years training has a been a bit like swimming upstream. In essence, it took too long to get my basic training together and I ended up by overtraining. Age is only a part of this … Continue reading Out of the (big) running.
Too much light is hard on the ego. I started running again in February (I think), it was cold and dark when I was out pounding about. I was alone in my attempts to restart my running. Who was going to see me? Snow storms to freezing winds protected my ego by keeping everyone else … Continue reading Changing Seasons
When I say simple, I am in the midst of juggling training for both a backcountry trail run, back packing and rock climbing. On top of that, I am also a professional dancer with a full-time job in a completely different field and a family. All this makes it hard to juggle the priorities of … Continue reading complicated pleasures, simple workouts
A bit of stretching can go along way toward helping you continue running, hiking and climbing for a lot longer. Lets face it, your body works better when it is not locked in an enforced rigour mortis from lots of training and no stretching. As far as I can tell, two things are at … Continue reading Stay limber while training, stay healthy