Get Ready To Run! Spring 2018

Happy to say that there are lots of running groups and informal clubs on the go in the Valley these days. Still, finding that there are many people looking for a carefully guided introduction to running for fitness so they don’t get injured or get caught up in the enthusiasm that so often leads to…

Remembering Jeremy

January 2nd, 2018 started out like so many other January 2nd’s of my 57 years – its a pretty scary number actually! Not sure I’ve ever had the whole pool to myself to start a new year before today but it might have made me a just a bit sadder to be the one and…

Resisting Resolutions

Never one to get too crazy over making New Year’s Resolutions – probably because growing up my goal setting was such that by January 1st of any year I was already totally immersed in a training regime and on my way to hitting targets…. such is the life of a young athlete. September was also my…

Unexpected Intensity to Close November

…so I decided to have a “20 min” nap before going for the run…and when I finally woke to the stove timer going off it was 4:08 and I was supposed to have been a couple of blocks down the road meeting my long distance run buddy by 4:05… so I sprang to my feet,…

Seasonal Planning Works For Everyone

Whether you have recreational fitness & sport goals or simply have visions for a healthy lifestyle, having seasonal training goals and planning for them will have huge payoffs not to mention keeping you engaged along the way.  Of course knowing your fitness style – all the things you love to do and also what you…

Having Amazing Choices Makes For Great Decisions

In 2017 I feel truly blessed that I have tough choices in my life that aren’t so much tough as they are amazing!  How does one choose whether to run or hike rugged Cape Chignecto at the top of the Bay of Fundy with a group of triathlon friends or to cycle the entire length of…

Nature Therapy

I’m a huge fan of resting to overcome the threat of a cold or flu …. usually!  After staying indoors and resting while admiring the gorgeous fall weather we’ve been having over the last couple of days, I couldn’t resist any longer.  Off to the woods for some Nature Therapy and some playful photography while…