Old Dog, New Tricks

www.rakafraka.com So I tried to use the helpful hints offered by cd5k to improve my slogging performance. Here is what I found: I was apparently born without a diaphragm. Sad but true. There is only one type of breathing for me and it is called gasping. When I tried to use my non-existent diaphragm, I …

Ain’t no thing but a chicken wing.

Well, that was it. After a few really unflattering videos of me slogging in the park, my husband confirmed that my arms morph into chicken wings when I get tired. And I get tired when I chest breathe. What a lovely little budding relationship those two things have. *sarcasm* I’m happy to say that with …

I think I need to improve my…

Technique. On my run today (a very short one – 2.5 miles) I realized that I need to improve my technique. I felt like my body parts weren’t collaborating at all to get the job done, I just felt out of sync. While I don’t want to blame it all on my body still recovering …