Posts Tagged ‘ low-impact ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Elliptical Thinking

It had been a long time since I set foot in a proper gym. My workout routine had been reduced and simplified down to running outdoors and kickboxing classes indoors at my local martial arts studio. So while I was beyond thrilled to be set free from my boot-cast in November, his suggestion of the […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: HM2C to C25K

In early September, I had joked that as soon as the race ended, I would embark on my Half Marathon to Couch (HM2C) program, the reverse of the ever-popular Couch to 5K (C25K) program that everyone raves about. Little did I know how true that was. In less than 24 hours, I went from running […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Go for a Walk

With all of my emphasis on higher-impact aerobic and strength training, it’s easy to gloss over the importance of walking for exercise. The truth is, it’s a great low-impact form of aerobic activity that’s not only good for your heart, it’s also good for improving your mood. Just like what I love about running, walking […] 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