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  • 26 miles
  • 08:39 time
  • 2774 calories
  • 16 workouts
  • This Week time period


  1. Shared Photo

    Appropriate Friday. :)

    • Leah

      So appropriate and beautiful :) Thank you Vern Sauce

      about 1 hour ago Like1 person

    • Helene W.
      Helene W.

      So true! As an anthropologist, I always cringe when people misuse the word race. There is only one human species, regardless of skin color and ethnicity.

      about 1 hour ago Like2 people

    • Saliha

      Thank you Vern & Helene :)

      28 minutes ago Like

    • Mel P.
      Mel P.

      Lovely sentiment - I wish the governor of Indiana felt the same.

      15 minutes ago Like

  2. RUN
    great Just a Mile 1.03 mi 00:10:49 10:28 pace

    Body felt the need for an "off" day-- just enough to call it a run. Runstreak day 89.

  3. FIT
    great Sunrise Hatha 00:33

    Started the day with Melissa McLeod's gentle "Twist and Stretch" practice, a nice way to loosen up the spine and open the shoulders and hips. :) ... read more

    • Leah

      Great choice - Yoga to start the day is the best way to get grounded and centered and get things moving ...... Namaste my yogi brother !

      about 1 hour ago Like1 person

    • Rebecca

      You should be a yoga teacher :)

      about 1 hour ago Like1 person

    • Saliha

      Twisting variations are so good for circulation, excellent start to the day Vern :)

      20 minutes ago Like

  4. FIT
    great Yin Yoga 01:00

    5 minute holds in each: Butterfly, Swan on both sides, Shoelace on both sides, Dragon on both sides, Cat Tail on both sides, Twisted Roots on both sides, Child. :)

  5. RUN
    great 2:1 Run/Walk 6.19 mi 01:07 10:53 pace

    Building a little mileage this week, but keeping it on the easy side with 2:1 run/walk, the ratio I usually use for easy/recovery and LSD runs. Run intervals mostly in the 9:30-9:50/mile range. L... read more

  6. FIT
    great Sunrise Hatha 00:30

    Did all of the asanas from Asheigh's Morning Ritual practice, but held each pose at least 5-10 cycles of breath longer, turned a quick 15 minute practice into a more relaxed 30 minute practice... read more

  7. RUN
    great Barefoot Wednesday 2.02 mi 00:21 10:22 pace

    Locked the bike to a bench at the 2 mile central loop at the Hike & Bike Trail, left my shoes next to the bike, ran one lap on the paved path. Feet toughened up a little from last week's ... read more

  8. VELO
    great To and From Hike & Bike Trail 7 mi 00:30 14.2mph pace

    On the road bike to the Hike & Bike trail to run the loop there, and rode back home after running.

  9. FIT
    great Sunrise Vinyasa 00:40

    Started the morning with Twist and Flow, from Seane Corn's Detox Flow Yoga, one of my very favorite Vinyasa practices. :)

  10. RUN
    great Run/Walk 2:1 8 mi 01:28 11:01 pace

    Wanting to start rebuilding this week, upped the miles a bit today, fairly easy 2:1 run/walk, 30-40 seconds/mile faster than my LSD pace. Legs felt strong all the way, cut the recoveries a little ... read more

  11. FIT
    great Wakeup Yoga 00:20

    A gentle sunrise Hatha practice to start the day. :)

  12. FIT
    great Yin Yoga 00:40

    5 minute holds in each: Butterfly, Dragonfly, Catterpillar, Half-Butterfly on both sides, Dragon on both sides, Child. :)

  13. RUN
    great Active Recovery 2.01 mi 00:24 11:57 pace

    Starting the week with a recovery day, short and easy run/walk. Walked the first 3 minutes, then 2:1 run/walk. Have a great new week, friends! :)
    Runstreak day 85. read more

  14. FIT
    good Weights & Core 00:40

    Back to the normal Monday routine, 2 sets of 15 reps each.
    Hammer Curls
    Dumbbell Bench Press
    Flat Dumbbell Fly
    Dumbbell Curls
    Dumbbell Incline Bench Press
    Dumbbell Preacher Curls
    Dumbbell Ly... read more

  15. FIT
    great Yoga ~ Morning Ritual 00:15:00

    Started the day and the new week with Ashleigh's "Morning Ritual." Love it. :)

  16. FIT
    great Hatha Yoga 00:20

    A short Hatha practice before bedtime-- standing asanas, forward bends, back bends, hip openers. :)

  17. Shared Photo

    Made this Tempeh Tikka Masala with Kale for dinner tonight-- a great vegan version of a classic dish. :)

  18. RUN
    great Comfort Zone 5.02 mi 00:50 09:59 pace

    Comfortable pace, steady medium effort, Garmin display set on Time of Day. Legs are feeling good, but just slightly tired today. Feeling mostly recovered after two weeks, but know it won't b... read more