Tag Archives: Advice & Philosophy

Do A Day

If you don’t know, I’m vegan. And I haven’t been for long (since January). If you did know, then now you know even more. I’m not going to talk about why I’m vegan in this post (I did that before). Instead, I’m going to focus on how I’m vegan. OK, …

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Form Over Function

1979's The Jerk

I have meant to write this for a while, and the impetus for doing it is a runner I’d see around my hometown occasionally.  I just saw her the other day, and that reminded me I need to write this piece. In the engineering world, the term “form follows function” …

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Race & Place or Ride with Pride?

I just got back from a truly epic charity event out in San Francisco.  It’s called the Canary Challenge, and the purpose is to raise money for the Canary Foundation at Stanford.  The Foundation is trying to develop a blood test for early detection of cancer.  The idea being that …

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But You Don’t Have The Body of A…

I hear comments like this all the time, whether from someone about themself or about others.  “Oh, but I’m not built like a runner.”  “You don’t have a cyclist body.”  “I’m too skinny to lift weights.” The thing is, if you do it, you are it.  You have the body …

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Health Is Not a Mid Life Crisis

Today, I ran to work. I love doing that. I call running and cycling to work “CUYOP” – commute under your own power – read more in my blog post on it, and check the hashtag activity on Twitter). It’s a great way to start the day because of how …

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Lessons from my 1st Interview

So I recently got to interview a very inspirational guy, Dai Manuel, for my podcast and YouTube channel. It was a great experience with some really awesome discussion – no surprise given my subject.  In addition to all the great content, I learned a ton since this was my first web-based interview, so I …

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