Since last week's topic was interval training, I want to cover another type of faster running, the tempo run.
First of all, it's important to remember that incorporating faster running into a routine is not just for competitive runners. Doing different types of running (like changing speeds) will keep you from getting into a rut. If you do the same kind of running every time, it's likely you'll get bored with it, and your body will get bored with it, too.
Tempo runs are one of the easiest kinds of faster running to do, but many people don't really know how to do it. Read more >> about Running in the 'Meda: The tempo run
According to traditional Chinese medicine, which includes acupuncture, herbs and nutrition, winter is the time to nourish and recharge the kidneys and adrenals. Taking nature’s cue, this is a time for rest, energy conservation, and restoring your resources.
Winter is the time for reflection on the year past and anticipation of the year to come. This is a time when we are the most susceptible to draining our energy if we do not observe this way of life. So slow down and lighten your commitment and responsibility load.
Finally! An excuse to sleep in! Read more >> about Holistic Health: Feeling great this fall and winter