Category Archive: 'fitness'

Operation Fitness: Dog Lake Edition

Welcome to the first of what I hope will be many weekly posts reviewing what we did in the preceding week to further our goal of being physically fit. I’m hoping this little bit of accountability with give us just a little more motivation to keep it up. So please do comment – we’d love […]

Mama’s Got a New Pair of Shoes

Here at Casa del Reed we’ve been on a running program I like to call the Bataan Death March. When I’m not actually physically running, it’s called “Couch to 5k” and it’s a great program of gradually stepped up workouts designed to train your body to be able to run three miles, all at once, without even a Rottweiler chasing you.

I Still Can’t Believe I’m Going to Put this in Writing

I hate running. I never loved it, but ambivalence started turning to loathing when I was 11. It was at that point that I was outrun on a race track by the 6 year old brother of a friend. My high school gym teacher didn’t help. He’d take our class on runs through town, trotting […]