Orangetheory Fitness

Ever heard any one talk about orange and working out in the same sentence? Yeah I thought it was strange too. It’s great marketing because who would have thought colors could make working out so much fun. Any who, I had the chance to check out an Orangetheory Fitness class a couple of weeks ago … More Orangetheory Fitness

What I’ve been up to and what’s coming up next…

During Week 12 of the Carlsbad Half Marathon training, my Garmin Forerunner 220 started acting all wonky. It wouldn’t hook up to my Garmin Express and so I couldn’t upload any activities to the computer and I couldn’t upload workouts to my Garmin. It also started freezing when I would go to save runs. It was frustrating. … More What I’ve been up to and what’s coming up next…

Week 5, Week 6, Week 7, Week 8 Carlsbad Half Training and Lessons Learned

OK, clearly not having a laptop has hindered my posting. It’s been way too long. I feel like so much has happened since I last posted, including about 4 weeks of training for the Carlsbad Half Marathon and I’m pretty sure there was a holiday in there? Ha! OK, well to catch you all up … More Week 5, Week 6, Week 7, Week 8 Carlsbad Half Training and Lessons Learned

My Recent Tango with Speed

fart·lek ˈfärtlik noun (TRACK & FIELD) 1. a system of training for distance runners in which the terrain and pace are continually varied to eliminate boredom and enhance psychological aspects of conditioning. 2. “speed play” in Swedish, a training method that blends continuous training with interval training. I most recently discovered that the term “fart-lek” … More My Recent Tango with Speed