Review: Healthy Skoop B-Strong Protein

I’m a vegan. I didn’t mean to be, but it just kinda happened. And I’m really happy with it, and find it easy to maintain, much to the shock and surprise of others.  I’m also an athlete who has been very focused on getting a lot of protein in my …

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Tell Whole Foods Not to Sell Veal

#DontEatVeal

For those who shop at Whole Foods Markets (WFM), you might be familiar with the animal welfare ratings that they have on various meats in the butcher section which were created by the Global Animal Partnership. For those who don’t shop there are haven’t noticed the signage, they are a way of …

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Booking It

#DoADay

So I’ve embarked on a really exciting and at the same time frighteningly large endeavor to write a book. I don’t want to give away too much, but wanted to at least put this out there (go public!). The book will focus on the idea I wrote about in this …

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Marathon Lookback

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As I write this, I’m sitting on a plane, coming home from Chicago the day after running my first marathon in this amazing city. I wasn’t sure how long I’d need to take after the race to write this since my mind is kind of spent, but also because I …

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Review: B.O.A. Gratefully Undead

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I recently got the chance to try some running clothes from Built on Athletics (B.O.A.), a specialist running clothing company out of California.  They have fantastic quality clothing, and recently decided to use their small size and focus on the running space to do regular series of special patterned gear.  The …

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newbodies Don’t Forget on Test Day

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You know that feeling when you’ve been studying for a test, and despite how well-prepared you may be, you’re still nervous because you never know what you might forget when you’re actually in the test, or what you didn’t study and have no tools to handle when the teacher throws …

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Review: Pearl Izumi E:Motion Road N1 v2

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the buildup The Mizuno Wave Evo Cursoris 2 is the best shoe I’ve ever run in. Wait, what? Isn’t this a review of a pair of Pearl Izumis? It is, but this all starts with the Wave Evo line. You see, I’m a forefoot-striking, splayed-toebox, light-shoe, zero-drop kinda guy. The …

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It Doesn’t Matter

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“It doesn’t matter how many fresh Bentley’s you have.” -Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in Wyclef Jean’s 2000 song “It Doesn’t Matter“ As true today as when it was written. Seriously though, this ideahit me today while I was out for a run. I’m training for the 2015 Chicago Marathon as …

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