Tag Archives: Observations

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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Laterz Haters

For those who don’t follow me on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Strava, Garmin Connect, DailyMile, MapMyFitness, Nike+, YouTube, Instagram, TrainerRoad, etc…wait, what was I saying? I lost track after building that list.  Oh, right, for those who don’t follow me, I’ve been doing a month-long bike training program on my Wahoo KICKR …

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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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Podcast Episode 009 – enlighten.interview: Dai Manuel

The first interview from newbodi.es, we are honored to bring you the inspirational and motivational Dai Manuel, COO of Fitness Town and one of the top health and fitness bloggers in the world. Dai has a similar story to mine with a background as an overweight teen, then changing his …

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Eat Your Kids Scraps – Just Make Them The Right Scraps

You hear a lot from parents of toddlers about how they put on a bunch of weight eating their kids leftovers. Parents, you know the drill, you give your kids chicken nuggets, mac and cheese, peanut butter and jelly, etc, they eat some of it (hopefully enough to fuel their …

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2013 By The Numbers

As 2013 closes up, I took a look at my tracker spreadsheet (get yours here) that I use as part of the first of my 10 principles, which is “track it” (see the video on our YouTube channel).  What I saw was pretty interesting in the last column, which sums …

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2013 – A good, fast year

I thought the timing was right to do a little reminiscing on 2013. This was a big year for me after 2012, which started great, but quickly was defined by two injuries and two related surgeries. 2013 was a year of several firsts First race (5K) First 10K First half …

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Lessons from my 4th Race (1st Half Marathon)

Yesterday, I completed my first half marathon, the Ashland Half Marathon (there’s also a 5K so it’s official the Ashland Half Marathon & 5K). I say first because, by definition, it was, but also because I plan to do at least another (I’m already signed up for the Runner’s World …

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