Last time, we talked about how to run uphill. Now it’s time to talk about how to make it down the other side.
For us flat-landers, the thought of running or walking up a hill as big and steep as the Galveston Causeway can be a little intimidating. But think of the views from the top! How awesome is it to have a pelican-eye view of Galveston Bay?
Daily water intake must be balanced with losses to maintain our total body water. We lose water not only through sweating but also through breathing and using the restroom. Losing body water without replacing it can have huge negative effects on your mind and overall health.
Water is the most important — and often most forgotten — nutrient needed for survival. A certain amount of water is essential to every cell in our bodies. Here are 6 health benefits of water:
I feel like a big-box store putting out Christmas decorations before Halloween is even over when I say that Fall is around the corner! Fall in Galveston is full of great festivities such as festivals and FUN runs. One of the greatest fun runs is the Daily News Press Run in September!
The Daily News Press Run is Saturday and I’m ready for my first, official 10k. Thanks to readers of this occasional blog for good advice that I gratefully heeded.
Daily News staff members met this week to discuss details of our Press Run, which is Sept. 13. We’ve been meeting for months, but this time I felt a real sense of urgency.
Since I last posted about my efforts to train to run a 10k during The Daily News’ Press Run on Sept. 13, I’ve logged a total of 10 miles of running. That’s pretty lame, I know.
In the past two years, I’ve run about a dozen 5ks, even placing first in my age group a few times. I run with my husband around the neighborhood or on the beach, once or twice a week, when our schedule allows.