Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

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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…

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…

This morning I drug myself out of bed to go to the gym and get my workout in.  I must admit, when my alarm went off at 5:30 am, I didn’t jump out of bed with a great deal of enthusiasm. As a matter of fact, my workout routine has been a bit neglected in the past month. I am determined to get back into the habit of making myself get up so that I can start my day feeling great at Lake Austin Spa Resort. I know that once I am back in my routine, getting up so early won’t be such a…