Spin Crazy

Kelly: Ellen and I take this whole “cross training” thing pretty seriously. And by that, I mean that we’ve both developed a relatively strong addiction to spinning. But rather than refer to the classes as “spinning,” we like to refer to them by the instructors’ names. Example: “So next week, …

Vacation Running

On vacation this summer, I am having a hard time finding a balance between actively looking for good running routes and just letting the discovery of good ones happen spontaneously. Wherever we stay, I get my hands on a local map as soon as possible, and pore over the chart to locate likely looking …

61 T.P.M.

The other day I was stuck on the dreadmill, pounding out seven miles of tempo work, bored out of my gourd. After mile 3, I started counting the taxis flowing uptown on Park Avenue South, as they passed my perch on the second floor of the gym. By the time the treadmill’s odometer …