Part of my impetus to get “back” in shape – what initiated this Keep it Moving Project – was the fact that I was dealing with both illness and injury. I had surgery for an umbilical hernia (my second surgery) in October 2019, and I also have a chronic knee injury (related to running, butContinue reading “Training while injured: To run or not to run”
It is almost three weeks ago that I realized I was once again getting into that rut. Where you know you are getting out of shape. But you feel lethargic and absolutely not motivated to train or do anything about it. Exercising when you don’t feel like exercising Well, one advantage that I have isContinue reading “My training motivation is working: I feel strong!”
Well, I have been working on ships for most of the time from last August until just a few weeks ago. (Yes, even while I was training for my 47 km Keep it Moving Expedition Run – which I did complete in September! I’ve hardly been home since then, so I am a bit behindContinue reading “Keep it moving – now and forever!”
Well, I survived my three weeks at sea (including travel time – driving to Nanaimo airport, flying to Haida Gwaii, then working on the ship, then flying and driving back home). Not the most ideal ultramarathon training for my upcoming 47 km expedition trail run. But, amazingly, I seem to be doing OK! I managedContinue reading “The legs still work: A steep mountain training hike”
Well this will be a very quick post, because I am about to head out for a work contract on a ship, for two and a half weeks. No, not the best way to train for an ultramarathon or expedition run… but these are COVID times and nothing is really going as planned, and IContinue reading “I have an expedition date!”
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