Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

Pain Passes
Fatigue Fades
Achievement Lasts Forever

--Dr. Rock (Sharon Rekieta, PhD)

Sharon’s Seven Secrets for Running Success

“Anybody can be a runner.  We were meant to move.  We were meant to run.  It’s the easiest sport.”
--Bill Rodgers

Secret 1: Start: Every mile, 5K and marathon starts with a step.  Depending on your fitness level and exercise history, the start of your journey towards becoming a runner could be a few steps down your driveway or a few intervals of…

If time, money, or responsibilities were of no consequence at Lake Austin Resort, what would constitute your perfect day? As I was driving back to Lake Austin Resort, I was listening to a CD from a group called Lady Antebellum. They have a song that talks about your perfect day. They point out that when you are having your perfect day, all the normal responsibilities in life just never enter your mind because you are living in the moment of your perfect day. Granted, it had been a long…

National Running Day
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Fun facts about running:

  • There are more than 75 million runners in the United States
  • Over one billion pairs of running shoes are sold worldwide each year
  • You can “run on air.”  At regular points in the running cycle, both feet are off the ground.
  • The Bay to Breakers Race in San Francisco is the largest run in the US with over 100,000 participants
  • While running, the feet strike the ground with a force of about three to four…