Prevent and treat chaffing

By |2019-09-15T23:07:19+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

As a larger woman, there have been few things that are more of an issue that cause discomfort than chaffing. Chaffing happens when two pieces of skin rub against each other and wear away the top layers of skin. If you add moisture, like sweat, this can accelerate the chaffing process. So the two main ways to prevent chaffing are to keep things dry and keep things from rubbing [...]

First week running

By |2016-12-15T23:21:23+00:00March 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Everyone has a different level of basic fitness. So if you haven't been running the first week will vary depending on how much other activity you usually do.  It may not even be running the first week.  The reality is that if you can't walk to the end of the block without breathing heavy, you probably shouldn't start by trying to run a mile.  If you play soccer twice a [...]

Over a mile

By |2017-01-23T01:28:41+00:00April 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Well technically, LOL. 1 and 1/6th mile.  Jogging at 4 mph for a little bit over 15 minutes.  It doesn't sound like much, but for me it was a huge accomplishment. I mean, how great does it feel to run a full mile without stopping? I was even able to go a little further before the wheels really came off.  Next up 1.5 miles. I'm not going to lie, I [...]