I mentioned in my last post that I was incredibly excited about last weekend because we were traveling to York, PA for an awesome flyball tournament and that I fully expected Magnolia to receive her ONYX award there. I am happy to report that all went exactly as planned and in the 2nd heat of the [...]View Article
We’re headed up to York, Pennsylvania for an exciting weekend full of flyball! But it’s not just any flyball tournament. This is the Coconut Classic Flyball Tournament. In my personal opinion it is the premier flyball tournament of all flyball tournaments. This is the exact tournament where my DH became the 2009 Dream Team Box [...]View Article camping, Coconut Classic Flyball Tournament, Flyball, hyenas, Magnolia, ONYX
I am currently sitting in a hotel. A hotel that the website made look awesome. And because it is literally within walking distance of our flyball venue for the weekend I was all over it. This place has everything… A restaurant, a fitness center, a pool & spa, and did I mention it is within [...]View Article c25k, Eisenhower Hotel, Fitness, Flyball, Gettysburg, hotels, Travel
It’s been awhile since I wrote about flyball. And I’ve probably never mentioned flyball and our Belgian Malinois, Rebel, in the same sentence before… and with good reason. Rebel’s Story In 2006 it became rapidly apparent that we were going to have to adopt another dog to save our marriage. It was originally DH’s idea [...]View Article Flyball, Malinois, Rebel
Barefoot running, in theory, will allow your feet to work in the completely opposite way, with the ball of the foot striking first and then rolling back to the heel acting as a shock absorber for the rest of your leg.
On a whim I decided to try these Vibram Five Fingers. Actually, I decided after having seen a guy wearing them at our County fair and he didn’t get beaten up. I figured if he can walk around the County fair in these crazy looking shoes, then I should be able to wear them in public and not have too many problems. After a single day of wearing them around I was 100% sold!View Article barefoot running, Fitness, Flyball, human evolution, running, running shoes, vibram five fingers
I’ve already written a couple of posts about flyball, the high-adreneline team sport for dogs that my husband and I are completely addicted to. If you’re not familiar with flyball, I would go check out my posts on “What is this thing you call flyball?” and “A Day in the Life of a Flyball Dog”. [...]View Article Flyball
This is Part 2 of a multi-part series on the game of Flyball. A good friend of mine recently wrote a blog post on the merits of training an appropriate retrieve in relation to learning flyball. You can read about it here. Part 1 – What is this thing you call “Flyball?” Now that you all [...]View Article Flyball