Old Man Series

Half-Marathon Training: Week of Sept 24

half-marathon training

Half-marathon training. I’ve been running for about 40 years now.  Long-term wear and tear led me to an altered gait. Which in turn led to lots of pain when running.  Our PFP running coach, Jake Boyer, managed to correct my gait. My personal trainer and gym co-owner, Tom Duer, gave me exercises to strengthen my…

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Half-Marathon Training: Week of September 17

half-marathon training

Half-marathon Training. I’ve been running for about 40 years now.  Long-term wear and tear led me to an altered gait. Which in turn led to lots of pain when running.  Our running coach here at PFP, Jake Boyer, managed to correct my gait. My personal trainer and gym co-owner, Tom Duer, gave me exercises to…

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Half-Marathon Training: The Next Week

half-marathon training pfp endurance class

Half-marathon Training. I’ve been running for about 40 years now.  Long-term wear and tear led me to an altered gait. Which in turn led to lots of pain when running.  Our running coach here at PFP, Jake Boyer, managed to correct my gait. My personal trainer and gym co-owner, Tom Duer, gave me exercises to…

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Half-Marathon Training: Running for my Life

half-marathon training running run

Half-Marathon Training: Running for my Life. I’m pretty lazy.  If I don’t have some sort of fitness goal or scheduled exercise time, I’ll find something else to do.  Usually, that “something” isn’t very productive. I might play Wordscapes on my iPhone. Or I’ll mindlessly snack.  It’s why I almost always schedule my personal training workouts…

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The Old Man Series: Massage Therapy

recovery massage therapy

After a recent long run, my hip was a bit sore.  The muscles and tendons around my knees were aching. Then after several 12 hour days at the office, my lower back was stiff. I knew it was time to do something. It was time for some massage therapy!  Besides stretching, last month’s Old Man…

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Functionally Fit: The Old Man Series

functionally fit

I love to run. It’s a love that started when I tried competitive running in junior high. And it is something I have continued with now into my 50’s. Running gives me a sense of freedom. It’s supportive not only in my physical health but my mental health as well. Running isn’t anything fancy and…

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