Weekend Motivation 154

My life has never, ever been so boring and unexciting but you know what this week I realized how much I appreciate that by doing something pretty freakin' stupid. I picked this picture because is shows an old, neglected, and dangerous wharf in the foreground and a boring old reliable one in the background that's... Continue Reading →

The Science of the Taper

I’m ashamed to say I write training plans and beyond to ‘rest up’ and ‘have fresh legs’ which makes sense I’m not really sure why athletes taper at the end of a plan. I do know that it is widely considered necessary for the full marathon and beyond and debatable at the half. But other... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 153

Relationships can be hard ya'll. All relationships really but this week I'm focusing on our most signifigant relationships here so romantic partners or at least the people we live with here. Those long term day to day relationships do ebb and flow from very high highs and then lows and that's totally normal. I know... Continue Reading →

How NOT to Tourist

I live in a tourist town at least in the summer months. I live here, work here and play here all year round. But we are not the most touristy of tourist destinations. Frankly I don’t know how ya’ll that live there do it! Most people that live here probably don’t have the same list... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 152

Do you remember when you were little and your parents would go nuts congratulating you if you did well in something? Things like getting 10 out of 10 on a spelling test, actually hitting the ball in little league or cleaning your room without being asked (too much) were met with ongoing compliments and way... Continue Reading →

7 Tips for Running in the Wind

I live, and run mostly on picture perfect costal roads sometimes mere feet from the ocean. While it’s pretty it’s almost always freakin’ windy! By 10 am we usually deal with costal ‘breezes’ which are about 25km/hr on any given day, 40 km/hr isn’t rare either. If you’re working a training program you can count... Continue Reading →

The Dangers of Shopping as a Habit

Someone messed up here this week and so ya’ll are getting some every second Wednesday content on a Sunday. Sorry! Even though the only reliable fun thing to do in 2020 so far is track packages here is why you might not want to ‘add to cart’ quite so often. I am not zero waste... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 151

There is a lot of mythology connected to rainbows. It could be leprechauns or even a pot of gold. For me it's pretty much just reflection and refraction but that doesn't mean they aren't pretty cool to look at! I think it's almost impossible to look at a rainbow and not be just a little... Continue Reading →

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