running

the path to strong

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My friends and family all know I'm not a huge fan of exercise, specifically when it comes to strength training. Oh, I occasionally go to yoga, and I run, but other than that? Nope. In 2015, I hired a personal trainer at my gym, in the hopes that it would motivate me and get me to a [...]

San Jose RNR 1/2 marathon race recap

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New PR! Woot Woot!  2:50:02, 18 seconds better than my previous best which was last year in Capitola. I was super prepared this time around, and had all my stuff out and ready last night. I spent about an hour at the expo yesterday trying very hard not to buy all the things. On my [...]

what makes you faster?

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There's a lot of advice on how to be faster. There's so much that it can actually be overwhelming to figure out what advice to follow. Here's a sample of things you can do to run faster: Run slower (the thought being recovery is important and distance is important) Run faster (intervals / tempo / speed [...]