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, …

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 …

Get Lost

Coach Randy wants you to fool yourself today on your long run. You know how you always start your watch on the corner by your building? Today, wait until you’re underneath the highway, at Macri Park, then turn it on, so the distance calculations of the little creature who lives …