Know Your RPE

To understand your RPE and heart rate is to know what RPE represents. RPE stands for Rate of Perceived Exertion. It is critical for all athletes from Beginner Runners to veteran athletes. Many veteran athletes depend on using their heart rate monitors or Garmin watches for their training. Many times these watches don’t correlate toContinue reading “Know Your RPE”

Contemplating Our New Normal

A year ago, I was getting ready to retire, well semi-retire. This year, we are quarantined for the Covid-19 pandemic. This is our new normal by being isolated. The first 2 weeks, I was stressed like many thinking on how to pay my bills. My job is considered non-essential; I just train and teach peopleContinue reading “Contemplating Our New Normal”

And We Keep On Going..

I think the pandemic has tested our mental strength, creativity and flexibility. As we see more races and events get canceled, we fine ways to stay on course and challenge ourselves to do it virtually. But sometimes you have to listen to our bodies to know when we are putting our health and your wellContinue reading “And We Keep On Going..”

A Little More

We are almost done with our 3rd week of isolation. Hope you are doing good and doing the isolation to slow this virus. Hope you are exercising for your mentality, physically and emotionally well being. Today, I added 2 more exercise videos: Created these videos to keep you active. Also, hope you can goContinue reading “A Little More”

Looking at Bright Side

This picture shows the bright side clearly! Everything is clear and the lake water looks blue. Why because the earth is able to breath again without the pollutants. When I run or bike outside, I just want to enjoy the nature around me. I think the pandemic is making everyone slow down to enjoy it.Continue reading “Looking at Bright Side”

Do You Have 5 Minutes, Then You Can Meditate

This coronavirus is making everyone stressed. I have talk many times in my blog about meditation. It only takes 5 minutes. My favorite 2 mantras are: “Patient with the Process” by Angela Naeth and “Love, Peace, Harmony, Laughter” by Deepak Chopra. Steps to do a meditation: Sit comfortable with palms up; Close eyes; Take 3Continue reading “Do You Have 5 Minutes, Then You Can Meditate”