For safety reasons, I will not reveal exact program timeline, etc., but here’s the basics. Since I’m already in fairly decent shape (I run, bike, walk a lot, and even when I don’t, I tend to return to my basic fitness from before within about a month), my focus is on the elevation change and re-upping… Continue reading From 183 to 3,600 metres: Training Program for Machu Picchu
Since not everyone is going to go hike Machu Picchu with me, making my specific training program unnecessary, I thought I’d share my process of planning. This way anyone reading can work at designing their program for whatever their next big goal is. Once you’ve chosen your goal/target, you have a lot of things to… Continue reading Week #4 Goal: Design Training Program for Machu Picchu Using My Environment
There it is. My laziness, rearing its ugly head. “I’m too tired.” “I’m too busy.” “I’m too…lazy.” Even as an advocate for health and wellness, as a life coach, health and wellness coach and a personal trainer (well…I will be again once I re-certify), I still have the same struggles as everyone else. I can… Continue reading Health and Wellness Tip: Know Thyself
If you need a little motivation or help with goal setting, a simple and somewhat ambiguous (but useful and fun) goal you might set for yourself is to cross America virtually. Set up a simple and easy to maintain account with http://exercise.lbl.gov/ You can track your mileage there. Log it every day or every so… Continue reading Tools to Keep You Active
For a couple of years now, I have worked on the TransAmerica trail, virtually (I’m the black dot, barely in Idaho). I would love to say I could complete by the end of the year, but realistically, it’s going to take at least a couple more months beyond that. So, I’m aiming for a March… Continue reading Action Step #33–Reach “the other side of the country” by March 1
So, I set out this afternoon, determined to get to the top of a mountain nearby. And I did 2.5 hours later. Whew…6 miles one way. UP the mountain for 6 miles! That’s kinda crazy for this Florida (flatland) girl! But, I did it! And here’s some photographic proof… Enjoy!