Returning to a Running Plan

Tis' a weird time to be a runner isn’t it? It turns out it really is going to be a whole year without racing. Our favorite family reindeer run is canceled this year too. Sad face. Personally I took the summer to focus on other things like work and growing a new business which went... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 163

Things are always changing and staying the same. Recently I had to drive about 4 hours to pick up a load of siding which wasn’t great but if was for our house, so it stung a bit less. But the drive took me down a road that’s full of childhood memories for me. That road... Continue Reading →

How to Reframe Diet Culture

Even though this blog could be classified as health and wellness I try not to focus on dieting too often. Why is that? There are way more clicks in ‘losing belly fat’ rather than ‘taking up a sustainable fitness routine’. Well I’m not a nutritionist and focusing on the minutia of metabolism which I do... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 162

Confession time... I talk too much in a lot of situations. That also might be the understatement of the century. I talk to fill a silence, I talk a problem past the point of a solution, I say things that should only be thoughts and I talk when I should be listening. Really it's a... Continue Reading →

The Science of Hitting the Wall

We’ve all heard about it, many of us have seen it happen on race day and we might have even experienced it at one point. Whether you call it boinking, tapping out or hitting the wall it’s something most athletes are aware of. I feel like it has happened to me years ago on the... Continue Reading →

7 Runner Humble Brags (to avoid)

I think everyone does it from time to time but there really is nothing worse than the humble brag. Maybe a few things are, but it’s still pretty bad! They can take many forms but they could be a complaint about an actual accomplishment, burring the lead or a dismissive tone. Humble brags aren’t specific... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 161

Most of us are still stuck pretty close to home these days and that can feel not so great. Especially if you are used to traveling for your adventures. While I like the idea in theory of traveling we have most of our adventures close to home. People who run their own businesses will likely... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 160

When I was little we read this book over and over called Miss Rumphius. It taught you to travel the world and live by the sea. That’s pretty neat sure but the lesson that stuck out was to do something to make the world a better place. The lady in the book did that by... Continue Reading →

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