Posted in September 2012

Marathon Weekend with a Legend

Marathon Weekend with a Legend

The Wineglass Marathon Celebration is in full swing! Thursday night as I stood  trying to take “cool pictures” of the Corning Museum of Glass, Joan Benoit Samuelson walked right by me to go in to do her speaking engagement.  She was with people that I knew, so they said hi, and I almost dropped my … Continue reading

Question of the Week Answered & a WINNER!

Question of the Week Answered & a WINNER!

This week’s question asked, have you ever run a marathon? Out of the 25 responses:  YES- 12, NO- 13 Pretty close race! I also asked, what is your favorite marathon?  The three that were repeated a couple times were: The Boston Marathon, The Flying Pig in Cincinatti, and the Rock N’ Roll Marathons (New Orleans & … Continue reading

This Week’s Featured Runner #6

This Week’s Featured Runner #6

I have been extremely fortunate to have met so many amazing people through Mile Twenty Eight.  This week’s featured runner is one that I have personally been inspired by and I’m thrilled that I can introduce him to all of you as well.  He has a powerful story behind what has helped improved most as … Continue reading

One Week to Go…

One Week to Go…

A week from today I will running my 3rd marathon.  It’s crazy to think that all of the marathons I have done will all been completed within the past 12 months.  Not sure if I recommend others to try this…it’s a LOT of running. The Wineglass Marathon, in my hometown, was my first marathon.  Nothing … Continue reading

#PlankADay

#PlankADay

Do you plank?  Over the summer, I really got into planking (again) after a long time away from it.  I joined this great group via Twitter: #Planktweeps.  They have helped inspire me to plank everyday and to keep on improving my times. My first “plank comeback” time was 1:00.  Since then, I have worked my … Continue reading

I Have a Winner! Road ID

I Have a Winner! Road ID

While out “pacing” the hubby on his run last night, it suddenly hit me that I needed to post the winner’s name from the Road ID Giveaway.  Oh, and by pacing I mean riding my bike like a madman to keep up with his “marathon pace.”  Of course, I also had to snap some awesome … Continue reading

Question of the Week: Core Exercises Answered!

Question of the Week: Core Exercises Answered!

I cannot believe the number of great responses I received about core routines! The most popular answer by far was planking.  This was closely followed by Russian Twists.  Ever heard of them? Other great core routines being done out there included: dead bugs, supermans, hanging leg raises, yoga, pilates, stability/bosu ball, push-ups, crunches. My Thoughts: … Continue reading

Question of the Week: Core Exercises

Question of the Week: Core Exercises

{I decided that it would be fun and interesting to have a “Question of the Week.”  I will follow this up with another post consisting of the answers that I compile from everyone.  If you would like to contribute a question to use, I would love to give you the credit for it and shout out … Continue reading