Back on January 1, I began my New Year’s Resolution: to run a marathon’s worth of miles every week. That’s it. 26.2 miles each week without any concern over pace or hills or distance per run. I just had to work those 26.2 miles into my weekly workouts.Read More
I’m training for a half marathon PR and Wednesdays were my only days to run on the local track. I was also working full time, so having to get ready to be at church for an hour so early will throw off my routine, and my routine must be preserved because I’m so busy.Read More
He told me, “The daily runs are key to maintaining your endurance so you can get more out of your long runs on the weekend.” This really got me to thinking about how training for a half marathon is a lot like training for this race of life.Read More
I have found time and time again when I am adhering to a work out schedule strictly, when I am fighting down every excuse that comes up to work out, I do the same with prayer. When I set my alarm twenty minutes earlier than I need to so that I can start my day with the Lord, it is a lot easier to stick to that run I have scheduled after work later that day.Read More
I was living in Arizona, where the air is blessedly dry, and was also pretty desperate to lose weight. So I found a ‘walk to run’ plan in a magazine, and just started. Besides the initial feeling that I was surely going to die when running for two minutes at a time, I (incredibly) found myself enjoying this new venture.Read More
I am neither a physician nor a counselor, and I would never presume to have the authority to provide advice on anyone’s approach to dealing with anxiety. Instead, I am just a woman who, like many of you, is constantly juggling lots of different things and who, perhaps like some of you, frequently finds herself overwhelmed by and anxious about the juggling act. With those disclaimers out of the way, here is a brief look into my experience with running, prayer, stress, and anxiety.Read More
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