When I was training for my first Comrades marathon, a distance of 95km, I attended a weekly coaching class. The question the coach asked at the start of every class was "So where are we now?". He had coached thousands of novice road runners to run the Comrades successfully and when he passed away a… Continue reading Healthy Living Dashboard – Week 2
This year is the year of the rat. The rat was the first animal to arrive at the Jade Emperor's party by tricking the ox into giving it a lift on its back, and then jumping off just as they were about to reach the line. Mmm, sounds like a rat to me! The rat… Continue reading Happy Chinese New Year!
It's a new year and let's face it, it becomes harder to live strong and healthy when you are in your sixties. So I decided earlier this week to work on improving six health habits for this year. I also decided to track the progress that I make towards a healthier lifestyle. The tracking method… Continue reading Healthy Living Dashboard
Oh yes! I ran/walked a 15km race. One of the fitness and weight loss goals that I set myself last year is to run a half marathon in about March/April of this year. The Varsity Kudus 15km is the first race on the race calendar in our area and is a popular choice to start… Continue reading Great start to 2020
The holiday season has all but come to an end. Thank goodness! My tummy is beginning to feel fragile and my belly is starting to look a little portly again! 1. Count down started at my cousin's joint 60th birthday party and her brother's 40th wedding anniversary celebration. We enjoyed a 'Bring and Braai', meat… Continue reading 12 Memorable Meals of the Christmas Season