When Walking Becomes Total Body Resistance Training

Vern and I speed walked and jogged this evening before sunset. At the end of the pavement, where our road becomes gravel, we turned for the mile walk home and within seconds a strong head wind transformed our activity into something more like total body resistance training. The more I stick to my exercise commitment, … Continue reading When Walking Becomes Total Body Resistance Training

Something That’s Been on My Heart

Tonight, I won't be talking about exercise. Don't worry! I'm not slacking; each time I rise from my chair, for the first ten steps or so I walk as though my legs are strapped to boards. My sore thigh and abdominal muscles testify that I've worked them pretty hard. Neither Vern nor I stretched out … Continue reading Something That’s Been on My Heart

Late Night Stretch

I'm determined to keep to my commitment of exercising six-days per week. Today has been one of those days when everything runs behind schedule. The first meeting of the day ran a little later than expected. The next meeting began fifteen-minutes later than it should've (due to the other meeting). Vern and I made chicken-vegetable … Continue reading Late Night Stretch