Thursday, July 17, 2014

Throw back Thursday - Mount Marshall

Throw back Thursday - Marshall 


by Kathleen Lisson

For Throwback Thursday, I'm sharing a Hiking Mates hike up Mount Marshall from July 19, 2008. I remember being coated in sweat, which made my pink tank top very sheer. Even a sports bra couldn't help this wardrobe malfunction.


Thursday, July 10, 2014

TBT - Cycling Across the Golden Gate Bridge

Cycling Across the Golden Gate Bridge


by Kathleen Lisson

Here is a photo taken of Arun and me in 2012 before cycling across the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Ca. We rented bicycles from a local shop and rode to Sausalito before taking the ferry back to the City.


Information on how to cycle across the Golden Gate Bridge from Tripadvisor: http://www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g60713-c134705/San-Francisco:California:Biking.The.Golden.Gate.html

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Runners - Where to focus attention while running

What Should Runners Think About While Running?


by Kathleen Lisson


What goes through your mind when these are on your feet?

In Runners World article titled 'Where To Focus Your Attention While Running,' Amby Burfoot shares information on the best way to calm your mind in a race. He shares differences between "associative thinking," "disassociative thinking" and the "constrained action hypothesis." 

The latest research shows that focusing on feelings or thinking of whatever comes to mind uses up less oxygen than thinking about breathing or form.

Read the article here: http://www.runnersworld.com/sports-psychology/where-to-focus-your-attention-while-running