Posts Tagged ‘ sand ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: Tapering and Slacking

Slacking During Half Marathon Taper This will be a brief post. Why? Because I haven’t done anything this week. Well, that’s not entirely true. I did my PT exercises and spent quality time with my foam roller. I went to Pilates on Wednesday. But the truth is that I haven’t run a step all week. […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: Six Weeks to Go

We are a mere six weeks from race day. I don’t want to admit that I’m feeling unprepared, but holy cow, I’m feeling unprepared. Tuesday night was fartlek night. Fartlek is supposed to be Swedish for “speed play,” but frankly I think it’s all a big Swedish joke to give us a ridiculous-sounding name to […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Walking in the Sand

Does it matter where you walk? It might. Walking on sand can improve your fitness. In 2009 results published in the Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, two groups of women aged 60+ were followed for an eight-week study. Half of the women walked on a hard surface, while half walked in soft sand. While […] Read More