On The Road To Recovery…

Injuries or interruption can be discouraging and bothersome. How we handle our recovery time has a great deal to do with how we handle other setbacks in our daily lives.  For instance if you develop a plan on how you’ll recoup; rest, ice, stretching or what ever the injury requires. There’s a good chance you’ll… Continue reading On The Road To Recovery…

De-Feeting The Blues…

The more conversations I have with friends, family, clients or strangers, the more I realize how everyone is stressed! Burdened with worries of the economy, aging parents, growing children and struggling relationships (including with ourselves). We are physically and mentally spent. All you have to do is watch the evening news and see how many… Continue reading De-Feeting The Blues…

Rest-Stop !

A body in motion stays in motion… Taking time to rest while training is probably more difficult for me than getting up and working out!  The trick is having days off scheduled along with your workouts. Over training is as bad as under training. Finding a happy medium where you can get optimal performance without… Continue reading Rest-Stop !

Miles Back…

I hit the road early today and thankfully I did, because after the run I tweaked my knee in class. I ran in Colt State Park, Bristol RI. This is a great spot to run especially in the mornings. The scenery changes almost on a daily basis but there is one constant an old one… Continue reading Miles Back…

Mile one…

Hello and good Monday! Even though today’s run was just a quick mile to warm up for some weight training, I’d like to share some insights or “thoughts from the run”. Accountable – A word that is losing meaning in today’s society… Being accountable for one’s actions is the corner stone for trust and respect.… Continue reading Mile one…

Hello world…

Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Ginnie Amaral and I’m a master teacher in martial arts, a former nurse, a humanitarian, and an activist for a better planet. I’m currently training for a half marathon and during my training runs my mind is clear and full of interesting insights I’d love to share-Hence… Continue reading Hello world…