Back in the Saddle

Today’s post is written by  Rob Medsger, founder and owner of 3Strong Gym in San Ramon, CA.

Sunrise on a rocky beach.

 

Today is a new day.  This is going to be the beginning of a new you because today is the day you stopped buying into your own excuses.  You’ve decided to pull yourself up off the couch from a marathon Netflix binge, and start exercising.  First of all, let me congratulate you.  I think that’s an excellent decision.  Next, let me give you a few tips on how to get back into exercise the right way, so you can keep yourself motivated, seeing progress, and staying injury-free.

 

DEFINE A GOAL

Before you jump back into things, it’s good to have a vision of what you’d like to accomplish.  Declaring that you want to get back into exercising is a good idea, but it’s not really a clearly defined goal.  Identifying specifically WHY you want to exercise can give you a sense of purpose.  And, it is that purpose that will be the driving force behind your progress.  It’s what you can dream about while you’re working out.   Continue reading

What do you think of this post?
  • Sucks (0)
  • Boring (0)
  • Useful (0)
  • Interesting (0)
  • Awesome (0)

13.1 : SF Rock ‘n’ Roll Review

 

Today’s  race review of the San Francisco Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon is a guest post by Shari Blackburn. 

13.1

 

By Shari Blackburn

 

San Francisco Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon Race Medal

Waking up to a dark room with the train sounding its horn outside of my window… I hesitate to lift or move any muscle. “Another day…” I remember this feeling of anxiousness like mornings before. This is something I questioned constantly as an endurance-junky… “What am I doing? Do I really want to purposely wake up at 3:30 in the morning to put my self through hours of pain and soreness?”

 

As I wash my face and look myself in the mirror, all I yearn for is my plethora of pillows and soft, warm bed. As I put on my running shoes and Team RWB t-shirt, I think of those who do no have the luxury as I do to put on a t-shirt and shorts. I remember those mornings gearing up in my ABUs, ready for pre-departure briefings at headquarters to the missile fields.  Those days, winters were Continue reading

What do you think of this post?
  • Sucks (0)
  • Boring (0)
  • Useful (0)
  • Interesting (0)
  • Awesome (0)