Category Archives: Exercise

Long Training Runs Pay Dividends on Race Day

I had to question my own sanity as I found myself up stretching at 6:00AM the Saturday before last, chowing down a Clif Shot Energy Gel and chasing it with coffee and Gatorade, as I stuffed gear into my gym bag. … Continue reading

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Grit and Determination Get 12-mile Training Run Completed

It was well within my consciousness that I had a 12 mile training run scheduled for Saturday morning, but Friday evening I was going with Maia to a fundraising dinner in downtown Louisville. There are two ways to approach this. … Continue reading

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11-Mile Training Run Completed But Age Impossible To Escape

The weather gods were kind this past Saturday and delivered an overcast morning with temperatures in the low 70s. It wasn’t much to look at but as my training partner and I left the parking lot at 9AM we were both nodding approvingly as … Continue reading

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New Course Plotted for Weekday Run

Coming out of two runs over the long weekend I had serious body fatigue, but needed to get back out to plug in a weekly maintenance run in preparation for a 10-plus mile jaunt scheduled for Saturday. Last night I … Continue reading

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Weekend Runs Keep Goal In Sight

A new job, new commute and covering the 11-day span of the Kentucky State Fair had me working 19 straight days through this past Friday. I had caught up on lost sleep during the week. With the fair over, I … Continue reading

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Buffalo Trace 5K Goes Down Smooth and Easy

With the excess in consumption that usually goes hand-in-hand with the celebration of our nation’s independence, I dragged myself up from bed early to run The Great Buffalo Chase 5K in Frankfort Saturday, which ironically is hosted on the grounds of … Continue reading

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10 Habits That Make You Fat

There is no doubt that trying to get fit, get in shape and lose weight is a tough endeavor. To hit your marks really takes self-control in all aspects of life. The obvious task is hitting your workouts, but a lot goes into … Continue reading

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