Archive for March, 2011

Laughing at the Inner Critic

Monday, March 14th, 2011

L is for Letting Go!     Running down hill is a skill. It is both a physical ability of allowing gravity to pull you down, and a mental letting go of the ‘desire’ to brake, the bodies’ natural reaction to a sense of falling. To run downhill well, you need to find the perfect […]

Playing Tag

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

H, I, J and K Hope and Happiness, Hero and Hills. Inspiration and Intelligence. Kids.  Jumping Jacks? Oops. Missed a few days there. I will have to abridge my entries in order to catch back up. Today brings us to H, I, J and K. One of the reasons that I haven’t done my daily […]

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

G is for Guts Thanks, dear friends, for all the word suggestions today! Geronimo! This one made me laugh out loud as when I was pregnant with Ross we joked that we would call him Geronimo. There’s nothing like an impending baby to bring out the humour in all your friends. (“Call him Attila!” Etc) […]

F is for Fearless

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

 Fast. Faster. Fastest. That pretty much sums it all up. Some athletes need to be fast and skilled (but you won’t ever score if you aren’t fast first). Speaking of fast, two Canadians won Gold Today at the Nordic World Championships relays event. Canada’s Alex Harvey and Devon Kershaw skied into the record books with a […]

Emulate Excellence and be an Efficiency Expert

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

E is an excellent letter. Environment, efficient, education, excellence, endurance, energy systems, expertise, enthusiasm, enjoyment. Wow! Lots of inspiring stuff there! Also Elliptical Trainer, a great piece of cross training equipment to get you through running injuries. And don’t forget Ethiopia a country that has produced some of the greatest runners of all time. I […]