Today was a cross training day and I used it for a little strength training. One of my new favorite exercises is the single leg deadlift. I actually found a very educational video about it on YouTube, but it unfortunatly has some annoying ads going across it: With about 37 seconds left in the video,… Continue reading The Single Leg Deadlift
Who the heck is M.H. Alderson?
The great M.H. Alderson once said, “If at first you don’t succeed, you are running about average.” The trouble is that I don’t know who the heck M.H. Alderson is/was, so my description of him/her as a great person should probably be taken with a grain of salt. I’ll confess that I found that quote last night in… Continue reading Who the heck is M.H. Alderson?
Sesame Crusted Flounder in Citrus Sauce
I tried out a new fish recipe last night. Basically, I modifed a recipe I found at foodfit.com: Ingredients 4 Flounder fillets Salt Pepper Sesame Seeds Olive Oil 1/2 Cup Orange Juice 1/4 Cup Lemon Juice Directions 1) Season the flounder with salt and pepper on both sides. Sprinkle both sides with sesame seeds. 2) … Continue reading Sesame Crusted Flounder in Citrus Sauce
Although I have until September to start my “official” marathon training, I’ve decided to follow the “Finish with FIRST” marathon training program developed at the Furman Institute of Running and Scientific Training. All FIRST programs center around completing three key runs per week, coupled with cross training and rest days. The key runs include: 1) … Continue reading The Plan
The story so far…
Some say that the difference between a jogger and a runner is an entry form. If that is the case, then I am a runner. Compared to the average person, I’m in pretty good shape. Compared to the average runner, I think I’m probably below average. I spent most of my teenage years playing volleyball. My legs… Continue reading The story so far…