Tag Archives: Observations

Exercise vs Working Out

What is the difference between Exercise and Working Out? Sure, this is really a semantics question, but I want to peel back the outside and get a layer deeper on this question. I’ve had to take about 10 days off of all real cardio due to an Achille’s tendon issue, …

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100 Kilometers = 110 Miles

That is a screen shot from the Google results of a question I asked.  That question is “How many miles is 100K?” 62 and change. But I already knew that since I had run a 10K this summer, and knew it was 6.2 miles, and I’m at least good enough …

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Hey, Adidas, stop it, ok?

Adidas Springblade Adidas has come out with the second shoe that aims to absorb and rebound energy like nothing before with the new Springblade.  The first is their Energy Boost shoe. Both are super innovative, and I’m sure are the result of an incredible amount of R&D (both time and …

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FFS in a MFS Shoe Market

I run on my toes. Not my tippy toes, but my forefeet. I’ve tried to get back onto my mid-foot, which I can, but it isn’t as natural or comfortable for me. I’ve tried heel striking, but it hurts my whole body – especially when I’m in really minimal shoes. …

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Avoid The Ecosystem Black Hole

If you haven’t noticed, I’m big into tracking things (it is my first Principle, after all).  I’m also a fan of doing so via various websites and social media.  I’m big into Nike+ (the FuelBand and GPS SportWatch are mainstays of my fitness gadgetry), and love how they track, share …

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Lessons from My Second Racing Experience

On the eve of my third race, I realize I never posted my commentary on my second.  It was such a stark contrast to my first that I thought I really do need to post something.  My first race was at the beginning of this month, and was a 5K …

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Ran into a Young Me Today

Me at age 13 I went for a bike ride today, and made a stop in the center of town for a little stroll.  When I was locking up my bike, a woman and her son (probably 10-12) were doing the same.  They were more professionally dressed in terms of …

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