No exciting workouts this week- things haven't gone to plan. I wasn't able to stick to my workout schedule because of a pain in the top of my foot that started after the last 10k race. Every time I'd lace up and walk, the pain would get worse. On Wednesday I was thinking, there's no… Continue reading Workout of the Week: RUNNING AGAIN AT LAST
Hello fellow runners, I hope you are well on this Monday morning. There were some big races over the weekend. The big one was the New York Marathon. After years of African dominance in the women's race, Shalene Flanagan won the women's marathon. Seeing a non-African runner on top of the podium is a rare… Continue reading Steve’s Half Marathon Training: RECOVERY!
Hello everyone, we hope you're having a good training week to date. Today's topic covers a question we're asked about on a regular basis: What is better for losing weight, strength training or running? The answer to this question is not straightforward. In this post we will look at both modes of training, and educate… Continue reading Running vs Strength Training for Weight Loss
A bit too early on Sunday morning, Steve and I boarded the bus bound for Mokpo, South Korea. It was only about an hour journey south of Gwangju. In Mokpo, we made our way by taxi to the Mokpo Maritime Museum where the race started and finished. I wasn't feeling nervous, I was more curious… Continue reading 10KM RACE DRAMA
Hello fellow runners, If you've been following my weekly training posts, you'll know that I was racing yesterday in Mokpo, Korea. The race was the Mokpo Half Marathon. Mokpo is a seaside city, located in the South Western tip of South Korea. The leadup The lead-up to the race couldn't have gone any better. I… Continue reading Steve’s Half Marathon Race Report: Gust, Guts & Glory
Hello everyone, It's a busy week for us Health Heads. We are racing this weekend at the Yudalsan Marathon, in Mokpo, Korea. Catherine is running the 10km and Steve is running the half marathon. If you want to read about our journey to the start line, check out or weekly training diaries. The thing we… Continue reading K.I.S.S Your Exercise Woes Goodbye.
Hi! Just a quick post this week as I'm on my taper week. This basically means that my training load has decreased because on Sunday I'll be running my first ever 10km race! The goal is to go into the race rested and ready to run- and finish under in 55 minutes. I had one… Continue reading Workout of the Week: TAPER WEEK