Hello fellow runners, If you've been following my weekly posts, you will have seen that I had a half marathon last Sunday. The race was in Suncheon, around an hour south of our current hometown. Here's how it went down, enjoy. The Build Up The week's training leading up to the race mostly consisted of… Continue reading Steve’s Half Marathon #2 Report: Bittersweet
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.
Hey everyone, I hope you're having a good training week so far. The temperatures have dropped here in Korea, fall is well and truly in the air. I don't know about you but to me, fall means races and fast running. Running during the summer can place high demands on the body, with the humidity and… Continue reading Steve’s Half Marathon Training: Week 7- 3 WEEKS TO RACE DAY
Hi, hope you are having a great week. My past week of exercise did not go as planned. The main reason for that was a massive hike we did on Saturday. Here's what happened... As you know from my last post, Steve and I just spent 8 days on Jeju Island. The weather for Saturday… Continue reading Workout of the Week: HIKING THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN IN KOREA
Hello everyone! Today we are looking at the foam rolling and it's benefits. We will also feature a picture guide for the main 6 foam roller exercises. Benefits of foam rolling: Foam rolling massages your muscles much like a deep tissue massage. Knots form in muscles as a byproduct of exercise, and if they don't… Continue reading Why You Should Foam Roll Today!
A look at the peak week of training, heading towards my goal half marathons.
Hey hi hope you had a great week. I've been running around Jeju island this past week and it has been such a treat. This island is an outdoorsy paradise! There's amazing bike lanes that go all around the island, a massive mountain in the center (which we're climbing tomorrow) and beautiful beaches. I haven't… Continue reading Workout of the Week: DO YOU STRIDE?