If you watch track and field, you’ll find all sorts of running events: sprints, middle-distance, long-distance, marathons, and ultra-marathons. But this summer I was introduced to something I’d never seen or heard of, a vertical kilometer. My b-i-l was participating, so we all rolled out of bed early, heading for the mountains near Gérardmer, France. […] … More Running vertically — This, that and the other thing
One of the things that we enjoy about living in Colorado is our access to a wide variety of trails to go hiking. Especially during the summer when the wildflowers are blooming and getting into the mountains can be a great escape from the heat of the Front Range. We will often see tourist from […] … More Tips for Hiking in the Colorado Mountains — livingtheqlife
Hiking the Continental Divide High in the Rockies lays the Continental Divide, a high point in the mountains which divides the direction of the rivers. If the stream or river is situated on the western side of this divide then the water will flow west and vice a versa. During my expedition […] via Hiking The … More Hiking The Continental Divide — Expedition Hobo
For years you’ve heard what the so called weight-loss Guru’s, & self proclaimed Diet experts have been telling us about eating less fat & weight loss. Now, all of a sudden the focus has switched. Today we know that, just like calories, not all fats are created equally. The types of fat you eat are […] … More 13 Quick & Easy tips about Understanding and Eating Healthy Fats — Forever Healthy!
I’ve been a runner for about 5 years. I still feel funny calling myself one, but read an article a few years ago that said if you accumulate piles of sweaty clothes on the floor, you get to call yourself a runner. And so I am a runner. I started running when I was […] via … More Still running (after all these years) — ByeByeBeer
Camping under the stars might not be everyone’s cup of tea but for me it’s like a full frothy cappuccino, pure heaven. In the early days, when my man and I were just a couple of DINKS (double income no kids) we got away nearly every weekend. We stayed in hotels and resorts, bed and […] … More Travel theme: Camping — Out an’ About
I have a love/hate relationship with running. I’ve been an on-off runner for nearly two decades, but even though I know it improves the quality of my life in so many ways, I find it hard to keep motivated when I go it alone. It’s good for my mood – depression is a thing of […] … More Running out of Books about Running — Hard Book Habit