Reasons Equestrians Workout

After an extensive study, I have concluded the following: Inconclusive if barn chores count as working out. Heard frequent comments that it should be counted, with the proof that one usually needs a shower afterward. Further studies to follow.

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The Hill Work

hill work conditioning

This warm weather has been incredible, and inspired me to make the beautiful image above of trotting through a glorious meadow (just squint and use your imagination). Finally, I can emerge from my hovel, and get back to riding. Except that my poor Berry, who has been mostly idle for the duration of winter, is […]

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Workout Wednesday – Motivation in 5K Form

color me rad

I love 5ks, specifically the ones with obstacles. Non-obstacled ones just kind of drag on. In order to motivate me to spend some more time running, I’ve come up with some 5k’s I could do. All have generous enough lead time that it is reasonable to assume I’d be able to train enough to run […]

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Establishing the Workout Routine

I have now been going to the gym 6 days a week for the past two weeks. There have been some moments I didn’t want to go, but it is feeling nicely¬†incorporated into my daily routine now. A few times I made Dave take some pictures of me, which I assembled into this collage! I […]

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The Gym is in My Future

One of my favorite things has always been to live in the past. Specifically, remembering when I was young, thin, and fit. It isn’t my favorite because I enjoy drinking wine, looking at old photos, and sobbing over what life used to be like (although the wine certainly makes it better), it’s my favorite because […]

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Blood and Guts 5K continued

I should have waited one more day to post about the 5k I did. Pictures came out today!! Unfortunately, even though they are supposed to be free, the photographer tried to charge me $15 for each photo I wanted. Frankly, it seemed like a rip off, as I’m barely even in the photo, and $15 […]

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Blood and Guts 5k

On Saturday, I participated in the Blood and Guts 5k. I had signed up for it back in July, and was super excited about it, but the last few weeks I injured something in my lower back and it was hard to practice for it. I also woke up with a sore throat. I was […]

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