The Story Of The Human Body – Be Healthier By Living Like You Were Meant To Live

Health has been a passion of mine since the 4th grade. I started gaining a lot of weight back then, and struggled with obesity all the way through high school. Through self-discipline, reading every book on nutrition at my local library and massive amounts of exercise and dietary experimentation, I managed to lose the weight […]

For The Love Of Running

I ran the 2015 Bolder Boulder 10K, and the imprint of 50,000+ souls trotting along is still echoing within me. What a special thing. When else could you have so many people all moving together in one direction? Not even black friday doorbuster crowds at Walmart could compare. I am sure that each and every runner […]

Growing My Own Food (some of it at least!)

I grew up in a rural community (the cows outnumbered the humans) and we had an acre of land, a large portion of which was planted with rose bushes, fruit trees or vegetables. I spent a large portion of my weekends growing up tending to the gardens. Tilling the soil, weeding, watering, planting, harvesting and […]

Don’t Manage Your Time Manage Your Energy

Managing your energy is far more important than just managing your time. Keep a log of how you feel during the day based on your energy level. Over time see how hydration, nutrition, sleep, training and work schedules impact your energy. Then, make adjustments to maximize your overall energy level, and make sure that your […]

Geoff Roes’ 2012 Iditorad Trail Victory – a lesson in endurance potential

Geoff Roes – an elite American ultra-marathon runner – won an incredible race in the rugged Alaskan outback last week. Though, instead of saying he ‘won,’ it would be better to say he ‘survived the fastest.’ The 350 mile foot-race took a full week to complete in absolutely insane conditions. He pulled all his own […]

Copper Canyon Ultra 2012 – Congrats to All Runners

I did not race this year (see my report from the 2011 race), but over the past weekend 500 runners (including hundreds of Tarahumara) met in the bottom of Urique canyon and ran 50 miles through the heat, dust and rugged canyons in a celebration of the Tarahumara culture. My hat goes off to Caballo […]