Running on EMPTY....
Since I am completely fascinated with running and how the human body reacts to it, I take great delight in treating myself as a lab rat. I know it sounds crazy to the average person but fellow runners will completely understand this operational mode. The past few weeks I have been trying something new as part of training and experimenting. I have been intentionally running on "empty" (very little to no fuel, just electrolyte drinks and coffee at wake up time). I have been
Running: A Physical, Emotional & Spiritual Journey
Some people in their 40’s pop several pills a day to combat their many ailments and some people drink to soothe the pain, but I run instead. Running has a way of dulling the pain, soothing the mind and lifting the soul. It is an integral part of my daily existence. If a day comes and goes without a run, it feels off to me and I feel out of sorts until I reset myself the next day with a run. However, I am being better about having a forced day off at least one day a week n