Water-jogging and other vacation workouts 


I’m back on the boat for a couple of weeks. Sometimes it doesn’t interrupt my running training, like when we are in Fort Lauderdale or Annapolis or Newport or anywhere with safe running routes. But Georgetown and Stocking Island in the Bahamas is a different story because there are no safe roads to run any distance on and the beach is too soft for running.

Since Anita and I are training for a half marathon on May 27th, I had to ask Linda to make some suggestions for the interrupted training. Usually I just muddle through with yoga, kayaking, vigorous walks on the beach and hiking up to the Monument, and some body weight or elastic band resistance training. And yesterday I did have quite the workout on the beach, with push-ups, ballistic squats, ab work, yoga flows, and topped off with body surfing in fairly strong seas. We kayaked…

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