Perhaps the thing that takes up more of my time than anything else these days is running. I’m running 5+ hours per week these days and I spend (have spent) a fair amount of time, online and off, reading articles about running. I’m loosely following the ideas espoused by the late Arthur Lydiard. If you don’t know who he is and are interested in running, you should check out some of the stuff at the Lydiard Foundation. The basic approach is to run often and to gradually increase the amount of time spent running (without worrying about pace). My plan is to work this way increasing base endurance until April or so and then to start hill work and speed work, working to peak for my summer hike in August. Haven’t hit the weights in about 6 months, but I’m going to start bodyweight exercises in December and return to the gym in January. Looking forward to throwing a little iron around.
Having gotten a late start on the summer vegetables, my winter crops also went in a bit late. We’ve gotten some radishes, cilantro and arrugula (mostly from the veranda containers) and