Several of us at findingDulcinea are competing in a Ragnar Relay in New York State in May. Ragnar Relays happen all over the country, and it’s an exciting chance to test your endurance without having to go it alone.
Active is a great resource for finding other races around the country. The site lists triathlons, half-marathons and marathons, as well as shorter road races. You can also use the site to track your progress in a log and read helpful articles about training and racing.
Gimme20, mentioned in our article “7 Sites for Getting in Shape—and Staying in Shape,” lets you trawl through hundreds of workout plans and use the wisdom of other fitness fanatics to get stronger and in better shape, whether you’re interested in weight training, Pilates or abs.
Gyminee is a relatively new but popular site that tracks your fitness progress and, importantly, your nutrition. Connect with others through the site, set specific goals and watch yourself meet them.
The elegantly designed Web site of the magazine Yoga Journal explains and illustrates more than 100 poses, and offers blogs, resources for those new to yoga, resources for yoga teachers and more.
Fitting exercise into your day can be tough, especially if you work long hours. But this lengthy headline from the UK’s Daily Mail should inspire you: “People who exercise on work days are happier, suffer less stress and are more productive.”
You may not always get a natural high from exercise, but there are many healthy processes that happen to you every time you do it. To learn more, read “Exercise and the Brain.”