22Nov/090

Skipping

As I am still fighting some very annoying and persistant injuries, I am struggling with my normal calorie-blasting activities. I keep telling myself this is a mental challenge instead of a physical one for once, and I can deal with it... but it is still v. hard not to experience that feeling of exhilaration when you have completed a good run or great, very muddy, bikeride through the woods...

So Caleb, my cross-fit trainer, managed to find one thing I can do... jumping rope! As I move ... Read More

12Nov/090

Cross-Fit

I am just discovering a whole new way of training... or maybe I shouldn't call it new, since it is a natural progression in many ways from all the "old" philosophies about training. But new or not, I am loving it! My trainer at Equinox, Caleb Chiu, is taking my through my paces, and despite the injuries I still have (read my prior blogs) I am finding that after a couple of sessions those are becoming less even though I have done some pretty nice workouts. Feeling GOOD!!

So what is ... Read More

11Nov/091

Spa Secrets

I visited a Spa today (and yes, called it work of course as I happened to be there for a meeting) that was so gorgeous, and in such lovely surroundings that I feel as if I have to rub my eyes and look again - which means, oddly enough, visiting another time - to make sure I wasn't dreaming.

The Healing Arts Center & Spa, is located at Cavallo Point in Sausalito, just north of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.  Cavallo Point used to be an army barracks but some inventive soul has ... Read More

   

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