Category Archives: Exercise

Railbird Music Festival is Feast for the Senses

The inaugural Railbird music festival, held August 10-11 in Lexington, left the gate as a long shot, but for all who attended, it paid off like hitting an exacta on Derby Day. Held across the picturesque grounds at the Keeneland … Continue reading

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A Big Four Bridge Walk Leads to Schimpff’s Confectionery

My daughter was hankering for a serious milk shake, and the sublime sugar rush that comes with such a decadent treat. Now I try not to overindulge, but a milk shake craving is no joke. This type of itch can’t … Continue reading

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Holiday Temptation Can Wreck the Best Health Habits

With the holiday season in full onslaught, calorie busting treats and cocktail-infused festivities temp at every turn. It’s tough sledding trying to calorie count or abstain from all the Christmas cookies and liquid cheer. Take care though, as any weight … Continue reading

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Hike Up Berea’s Pinnacles Closes Out Spring Break

This weekend marked the final days of what was a three-week spring break for students in the Frankfort Independent School District. With questionable weather most of the break there was lots of gaming, binging on questionable television programming, staying up … Continue reading

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Keep On Trucking

Funny how life goes. Shortly after writing my last LlamaRun update on April 8, my body reached an obvious fatigue point. I had been rocking along since early March with four runs of 3-miles each weekly, plus cardio strength training … Continue reading

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It Only Gets Harder with Age

Nearly five years has past since I returned to semi-serious running, and an obvious pattern has emerged. I get overweight > become disgusted with myself > begin running again > get in decent enough shape to handle a 13.1 mile … Continue reading

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Running & Bourbon Pair Up In 13-Mile Race

Mercifully, the 2015 half marathon season has come to a close. With the completion of the Urban Bourbon in Louisville on Oct. 24, the longer runs are done and I can ease off the distance accelerator. As with the KY … Continue reading

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