Listening to my body

I would like to think that time has increased my wisdom and understanding of how things work – not always the case though!  Just recently, I reminded myself of how far I have come in terms of listening to my body. In the last week I was aware of a general tightening of my left […]

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The healing touch of massage

During the last week I have been the lucky recipient of 2 massages, each very different from the other.  Massage is an experience  I had only ever had post marathon previously. Running for charities in the London and New York Marathons, they often had massage as part of the post race recovery area. After the […]

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Snowy birthday!

After the snows of the last few days, this morning dawned cloudy at first, then the glorious blue Colorado skies cleared and the sun came streaming back to warm our souls. After clearing the drive, I decided that the opportunity was too good to miss, and Jax and I went snowshoeing on the trail at […]

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CNN feature and thoughts on barefoot running.

Barefoot running – how sweet the sound! I have just returned from a run wearing my Vibram KSO’s – 12 minutes easy warm up and then 10 x 1 minute on / 1 minute off  on rolling terrain on highway 34 heading towards Rocky Mountain National Park.  Although concrete and tarmac aren’t my favorite surfaces,  […]

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