Every Active Woman Should Give This a Try

This past month I reached a personal fitness goal, and in the same swoop was able to cross off a Disney Bucket List item of mine.  My mom and daughter were my support team, and went along with me to Disney World.  Although our runDisney weekend had some dramatic ups and downs, I was able to complete my first half marathon - the Princess Half. Achieving that milestone felt pretty fantastic.  It was a gratifying trip, satisfied my curiosity about all the runDisney hoop-la, and was an extremely fun experience overall. But hooked on half marathons, I am not. It took me 6 months of training to work up to those 13.1 miles.  Along with a bottle or two of ibuprofen, repeated icing of my knees, entire Sunday afternoons dedicated to long runs in the winter cold, and a fair amount of limping around my office (I ran during my lunch breaks).  For long distances, I need to wear knee braces on both legs.  In short, I've concluded that running isn't for me. So my knees are shot.  What's … [Read more...]