Category Fitness

Hike and 4th of July Fun Run

July 3rd – Windy Hill Hike So…on Tuesday, 7/3, I decided that my boyfriend should go on a hike with me. He has, unfortunately, been scheduled to work during most of my recent exercise craze, but Tuesday evening, we were both free. I decided we should do a 5.5-6m hike at Windy Hill in Portola […]

Log ~ July 1st & 2nd

July 1 – 15 min. on elliptical, 30 min. treadmill interval training. July 2 – 4.7 mile hike/run at Wunderlich Park in Woodside The route I did at Wunderlich is on this site, Favorite Run #1, only I did the loop backwards (started with the Alambique trail and came back on the Bear Gulch Trail).

Run/Hike at Monte Bello Open Space Preserve

I went to the Monte Bello Open Space Preserve in the Palo Alto hills yesterday for a 4.9 mile hike/run after work. It was the first time I had been there, and it was ok. Nice views, well-kept trails, but not really worth the drive. I encountered several mountain bikers on the trail, all of […]

Logging ~ getting healthy

I was just reading 101 Running TipsĀ (found on Pinterest) and saw that one of the tips they mention is to keep a log of workouts. I think this will be a good motivator for a day when I don’t feel like working out, if I can see how much I’ve done. June 5th – Stanford […]

Positivity: who’d have thought?

Somehow, I have managed to create a routine for myself that reaffirms itself and the positive impact it has on my life without even really meaning to. I’m tired of hating my body because I’ve gained weight, and I’m tired of thinking about how much better my life was 5 years ago. I realized that […]