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  • New Training Studio Coming Soon

    3031 Adeline Street in Oakland There’s still a lot of work to do, and I hope to be done with the renovations in a couple of weeks. Feel free to stop by and check it out!

    Oct 26th, 2014 | Filed under fitness
  • New Training Studio Coming Soon!

    There’s still a lot of work to do, and I hope to be done with the renovations in a couple of weeks. Feel free to stop by and check it out!

    Oct 26th, 2014 | Filed under fitness
  • 3 Ways to Get the Most from Your Workouts

    Here are 3 basic guidelines to help you take better care of yourself and make the most of your workouts. The more closely you follow them, the better prepared you will be for anything I might throw your way, and you’ll have way more fun. HYDRATE YOUR BODY I know what it’s like to run […]

    Mar 11th, 2014 | Filed under experts say, fitness, inside Susan's brain, motivation
  • What Exercise Is For

    It’s bikini season, everyone! I’m sure that you have all held fast to your new year’s fitness resolutions and are approaching your vacations with the calm expectation that your summer clothes will flow effortlessly from your bodies like magazine models. Okay, that was fun. This is the real story of what exercise can do for […]

    May 5th, 2013 | Filed under fitness, inside Susan's brain, motivation
  • Make an Appointment with Your Affliction

    It’s been 3 weeks since my last confession. I mean blog post. I have spent the time taking a vacation, recovering from the half marathon, and going back to work. I also dove into depression and then slowly climbed out of it. I wish I could tell you that I could have been better about […]

    Apr 14th, 2013 | Filed under fitness, inside Susan's brain, motivation
  • Race Post-Mortem

    It is often helpful to look back at a race (or a hiking trip or a trip to Costco with small children) and examine in hindsight the decisions we made that either helped or hurt our experience and performance. Regardless of whether you ever have any desire to engage in that activity again, it is […]

    Mar 26th, 2013 | Filed under experts say, fitness, inside Susan's brain, motivation
  • The Crushing Weight of the TO DO List

    Four years ago my friend Maurice told me he’d teach me how to weld, that he’d help me build my fence. Our wives were due about the same time, and what better way to spend a summer than in leather jackets, gloves, and welding masks, putting a steel fence together, piece by piece? After it […]

    May 4th, 2011 | Filed under fitness, inside Susan's brain, motivation
  • Short & Sweet Snowy Mountain Workout

    6 Sets of 4 exercises – 30 seconds each, with 30 second recovery at the end of the set 1. Squat with Overhead Snowball Press 2. Pushup 3. Reverse Lunge 4. Burpee

    Feb 25th, 2011 | Filed under fitness, motivation, workout options
  • The Muddling Runner

    I just signed up for the Oakland Half Marathon. Which means I’d better step up my training significantly, since it’s almost 6 weeks away. Becca and I ran it last year. At the time, I thought we’d run it together, but after a few minutes, I realized she wanted to go her own pace. That […]

    Feb 10th, 2011 | Filed under fitness, inside Susan's brain, motivation
  • Quick & Dirty 30 – Workout #2

    Here’s the next workout: Starring Mabel the WonderPit as my workout partner. She did a stellar job! Start with a 10 minute warm up. 5 Sets of 6 Exercises – 45 seconds on, 15 seconds recovery between each exercise: 1. Shoulder Press – light weight 2. Squat on BOSU – medium weight 3. Bicep Curl […]

    Feb 8th, 2011 | Filed under fitness, motivation, workout options
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