Another Week of Resting Heart Rate Data

Another Week of Resting Heart Rate Data

Last week I posted about how I could tell I was not in good form while in San Francisco by keeping an eye on my resting heart rate. I concluded the post by commenting: In the week ahead I will be trying to take better care of myself, get the RHR back down, and sleep...
Election Day

Election Day

It’s election day here in France and the country is making their final choice for president. In one corner there is a the neoliberal wunderkind Emmanuel Macron who has come out of pretty much nowhere to find himself in the final round of the presidential race....
Remember the Milk

Remember the Milk

This afternoon’s run had two goals: get my 200 meters of climbing in, and collect the specific milk that C├ęcile had requested from the supermarket on the way home. The complicating factor for both? It was raining, and heavily. The sunshine of the last couple of...
Two Hills

Two Hills

The last couple of days I’ve been hitting the goal of at least 200 meters of vertical gain on each run. Mostly, though, I’ve been finding steep staircases and some short, sharp climbs that have tested me and my climbing ability but that, at the same time,...
Cresting Croix Rousse

Cresting Croix Rousse

The last couple of days I have been running on Fourviere but – for a change of pace this morning – I decided to head for the Croix Rousse instead. The goal this morning was to get in my 200 meters of vertical gain and continue my climbing streak of the...