Posts Tagged ‘ bosu ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: Back to Basics

Physical Therapy Exercises for Running Welcome to Week 2 of Not Running a Single Step. It’s actually intentional. No, really. As the season drew to a close, I realized that I had fallen into the trap where I was doing very little aside from running, and I was starting to feel it. My core isn’t […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Change: Taking Training to a New Level

Last year, I wrote about the first of my two-part visit to the Human Performance Center at UCSF and drooling on their treadmill. Combined with the new Garmin Forerunner 405 with heart rate monitor that I scored on deep discount at Amazon, it’s given me an entirely new perspective on my training. It turns out […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Finding Balance with BOSU

With all due respect to the company, there’s something about the name BOSU that just sounds silly. I can assure you that after a serious workout with one of these half-dome gadgets, you won’t be laughing anymore. The BOSU acronym originally stood for “both sides up,” meaning that it could be used on either side, […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: Back On My Feet

I got the best news this week (best news under the circumstances, anyway): I can put weight on my foot again. Yes, I’m still confined to the boot, but a return to mobility — even restricted mobility — is very good news. I’m still sticking with my stretching regimen, which helps to work out ┬ásome […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: In My Dreams

I’ve been having dreams about running. They’ve been dreams about lacing up my sneakers and going long distances, the challenging double-digit slogs that seem like they’re never going to end, and usually on trails where I can’t see beyond the next curve. In the dreams, I’m very concerned about pacing myself and having the energy […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: Still Going

What, you thought that a broken bone would stop me? Ok, sure, it has put a damper on… uh… everything, but I’m not just going to sit around and do nothing for 6-8 weeks. You should know me better than that. Before I even contemplated doing anything, I ran it past Mercy, my longtime trainer, […] Read More