blog May 15th, 2015

So here we are, at the start of a brand new decade.  We should take this opportunity to look back to all the goals that we had set in 2000 (or wish we had set) and figure out which of those goals we accomplished and which needed a little work.  This can apply in any […]

blog May 15th, 2015

Now that January has come and gone and everyone is settling in to 2010, we should take a minute to think about our health and nutrition.  Are you where you want to be?  Can you take the stairs at work instead of the elevator without gasping for air?  Are those summer clothes that we packed […]

blog May 15th, 2015

By race standards the Disney Princess Half Marathon is in its infancy.  This was only the second year the race has been held, but already the field doubled in size to almost 11,000 finishers!  But let’s face it, if any organization can handle that, Disney can.  And handle it they did!  This was a great […]

blog May 15th, 2015

Once again the summer months are upon us.  The time of year that runners and triathletes have a love/hate relationship with.  We love to get out in the warm weather without the necessity of gloves, hats and cold gear, however, when it gets too warm the heat can really take it’s toll.  Dehydration becomes a […]

blog May 15th, 2015

The holidays are quickly approaching and this is typically the time of year that activity in the form of exercise plummets, yet eating sky rockets.   There are many things we can do to limit the effects of this bad combination.  After all, who wants to get back to the gym in January only to […]

blog May 15th, 2015

It’s the day before your big race.  Whether you’ve been preparing for an Ironman or a 5K, you are physically ready.  You’ve logged hours of training, no what do you do? The day before race day is almost just as important as race day itself.  You need to make sure you do the obvious things […]

blog May 15th, 2015

You know it’s winter when the Hudson Mohawk Road Runners begin their famous winter series.   If you are anything like me and have a hard time dragging your butt outside for those cold winter runs, this series is for you. The series began on Sunday in the cold, slippery rain.  With 124 finishing the […]

blog May 15th, 2015

Winter is in full swing here in the Capital Region.  That means the shovels are out, unless you are part of the lucky population with a snow blower or plow.  I suggest we change our view of shoveling from the negative “Man I hate this” attitude to “Wow this really is a good workout!” Shovelling […]