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  • 9 miles
  • 02:34 time
  • 989 calories
  • 4 workouts
  • This Week time period


  1. RUN
    Routine Miles 8.04 mi 01:28 10:58 pace

    Nothing too exciting, medium distance and medium effort (mostly). 60/30 run/walk, pushed the run intervals a little harder in the last mile and a half. Hot and humid during the run, but it's... read more

  2. RUN
    great Just a Mile 1.03 mi 00:10:33 10:13 pace

    Keeping the streak going-- day 183.

  3. FIT
    great Monday Maintanence 00:40

    2 sets of 15 reps each:
    Standing Overhead Dumbbell Press
    Hammer Curls
    Dumbbell Bench Press
    Flat Dumbbell Fly
    Dumbbell Curls
    Dumbbell Incline Bench Press
    Dumbbell Preacher Curls
    Dumbbell Lyi... read more

  4. FIT
    great 00:15:00

    Happy Monday! Started the morning with Ashleigh's "Morning Ritual," a nice way to celebrate the gift of a new day and new week. :)

  5. FIT
    great Manipura Flow 00:43

    Finished the day with the third chakra practice, the Manipura flow, from Seane Corn's Chakra Flow Yoga DVD.

  6. RUN
    great 6 Months of Runstreaking 8.06 mi 01:28 10:55 pace

    Runstreak day 182. Started the streak December 29, 2014, reached ½ year of daily running 932 miles later, with today's 8 miler. Went out this morning without a distance goal, ran what felt r... read more

    • Pam

      Yes!!! Congrats on a great 6-month streakaversary! Here's to 6 more!

      2 days ago Like2 people

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    • Ben K.

      6 months?! Woohoo!!! Great job Vern. Good luck over the next 6. Got some mojo back yet?

      1 day ago Like1 person

    • Luna
      Luna You're an Inspiration
      You're an Inspiration:

      It's not about the streak in itself --it's about the approach you have to it and to the yoga streak that makes it wonderful. Congrats Vern, and thank you :-))

      1 day ago

  7. RUN
    great A Little Mojo 2 mi 00:20 09:50 pace

    Starting to feel a little running mojo returning, still kept it short today. First mile easy, second mile a little quicker with a few pickups in the last quarter-mile. Missed most of your awesome... read more

  8. FIT
    great Maximize Morning Vinyasa 00:25

    Started the morning with Neesha's "Maximize Morning Vinyasa."

  9. FIT
    great Svadhisthana Flow 00:39

    Finished a busy day with the second chakra practice, the Svadhisthana flow, from Seane Corn's Chakra Flow Yoga DVD. Perfect. :)

  10. Shared Photo

    Signs of progress... on Appropriate Friday. :)

  11. RUN
    good Just a Mile 1.03 mi 00:10:43 10:23 pace

    Runstreak day 180.

  12. RUN
    good Seeking Mojo 2.01 mi 00:20 09:48 pace

    Running mojo has been weak this week, may just be my body telling me I need an easy week, and I'm OK with that. The run streak was the only thing that motivated me to get out the door this mor... read more

    • Barb G.
      Barb G.

      you've been going pretty hard lately, Vern. I'd say if anyone has earned a few days of downtime it would certainly be you! :) enjoy some recovery. you know you'll be better for it on the flip side. ;)

      5 days ago Like2 people

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    • Mel P.
      Mel P.

      Do what feels right. You exercise enough to know what is best. And the streak continues!!!

      5 days ago Like1 person

    • Ben K.

      Sorry I got pulled away from the DM for a bit. I hope you got some mojo back. I'll find out soon as I'm catching up. Nice run a few days ago to Keep the streak.

      2 days ago Like

  13. FIT
    great Muladhara Flow 00:37

    Started the day with the first practice, the Muladhara flow, from Seane Corn's Chakra Flow Yoga DVD. So nice. :)

  14. FIT
    great Anusara Yoga for Head, Neck, ... 00:30

    Enjoyed another old favorite, "Anusara for Head, Neck, and-Shoulders," with Ashleigh Sergeant, a gentle, restorative practice focused on shoulder alignment. :) ... read more

  15. RUN
    great 6.01 mi 01:03 10:33 pace

    Legs feeling a little better today after two recovery days, went out thinking 5 or 6, glad to make the 6. Have a great Wednesday!
    Runstreak day 178.

  16. FIT
    great Anusara Yoga for Hips & Back 00:49

    Enjoyed an old favorite, Ashleigh Sergeant's "Anusara Therapeutics for Hips and Low Back." Focus on body alignment in the postures, with lots of good alignment cues. Felt great. :)... read more

  17. RUN
    tired More Recovery 2.13 mi 00:23 10:55 pace

    Body felt the need for a second light day, went out thinking I'd run about 4 miles. Legs felt so fatigued after 1.4 miles, made a route change to cut it shorter. Running every day is an ongo... read more

  18. FIT
    great Hatha Yoga 00:20

    Improvised Hatha flow to wind down for the evening. :)

  19. RUN
    great Active Recovery 1.04 mi 00:11:23 10:59 pace

    Recovery run, short and easy. Runstreak day 176. Have a great Monday, and a wonderful new week! :)

    • Ben K.

      Nice Vern. After the monster week you had last week I'm glad you are taking it easy today. 176 days and counting! Great run today, along with your yoga and weights too. Have a great week this week Vern.

      8 days ago Like1 person

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    • Carolyn B.
      Carolyn B.

      Nice recovery! Do you have a goal in mind to get to for the streak or just taking it day by day?

      7 days ago Like1 person

    • Vern M.
      Vern M.

      I'd like to make at least a year! :)

      7 days ago Like

  20. FIT
    good Weights & Core 00:40

    Weekly maintenance session, 2 sets of 15 reps each:
    Standing Overhead Dumbbell Press
    Hammer Curls
    Dumbbell Bench Press
    Flat Dumbbell Fly
    Dumbbell Curls
    Dumbbell Incline Bench Press
    Dumbbell ... read more