Tag Archives: Advice & Philosophy

Mind Over Miles

This post is long – very long, actually.  It’s the longest I’ve written. But that’s appropriate given the content and the message.  I hope you’ll read the entire post, and really take the message in as I think it can help.  I posted the essence to a running group I’m …

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2 Running Movies Going In Different Directions

I just finished my second movie featuring ultramarathon runner going across country. This one, 2010’s Running America, features Marshall Ulrich and Charlie Engle, as they try to break the record for the time it takes to run across the US.  The other movie, 2009’s Ultramarathon Man, follows Dean Karnazes during …

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Ice is Good, More is Better, Too Much is Horrible

For a while now, I’ve been a big proponent of icing.  Icing painful joints, icing injuries, ice baths and cold-showers, working out in colder settings or with less insulation, etc.  It follows lessons I read in The Four Hour Body and in TED talks and blog posts by Dr. Jack Kruse.  Apparently, …

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Your Restrictions Are Restricting You

I’m still in recovery mode from a recent knee surgery. It’s made walking up and down stairs at work a bit rough, so I have tried to schedule my meetings on the same floor as my desk. I just needed to reschedule a meeting next month, and was trying to …

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2012 Review -> 2013 Preview

What a year – lots of highs, and a few lows. I wanted to recap a bit and set the stage for 2013 – a year I am very excited for and have complete faith will be great. It won’t be my best, but rather the beginning a consistent pattern …

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Infect Others with Positivity

Recently, while waiting at a doctor’s appointment, I talked with another patient.  She inquired about the newbodi.es logo I had on my shirt and iPad (I was reading The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor). She shared that was is a personal trainer, so we talked about what we do to help …

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