The Polar Vortex is affecting almost 200 million people in the United States and temperature records are falling left and right. Even areas as far as Atlanta, Georgia are experiencing single digit temperatures – definitely something new for most people. I live in the Denver Metro Area and fortunately we are barely affected by the Polar Vortex, but we already had our share of cold temperatures in December. My last Half Marathon race in December was run in single digit temperatures and so I was hoping for warmer weather for my next Half Marathon. It looks like that this race will have better luck with the weather compared to December. [Read more…]
On Saturday I finally went for my first run since the Las Vegas Marathon. It felt good to be out there again, however it would have been nice if the weather would have co-operated, too. It was cold and the entire day was gloomy and it was not fun being outside. Since I am still fighting the stupid ear infection I was wearing a hat that covered my ears, but with sweat and cold temperatures around freezing it was not the best running experience and I called it a day after 5.6 miles. I just did not want to risk anything and getting a cold head during a run when having an ear infection is just not such a good idea.
It is 7.26 AM right now and I am at work. I had a 5.00 AM workout at Kosama this morning = Cardio Workout. Cardio at Kosama means high-intensity workouts like sprinting, tuck jumps, power lunges, speed skaters (in-place), and many many more forms of
torture physical exercise. There are no weights involved and the overall goal is to train your cardiovascular system. Each high-intensity training unit is about 1 minute followed by 15 seconds of rest. However, during the rest you are being motivated to stay active by doing a boxer shuffle. [Read more…]