Weekend Motivation 98

Outside factors. Two words and so, so much meaning! Whether you're trying to lose weight, break a long standing personal record or just live to the end of the race and finish all that really matters is that you make yourself proud. Period. No one else matters! Sometimes you can feel pressure from outside forces... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 97

Today while I was gardening I saw a bird coming and going out of the dense over-grown shrubs I was cleaning up. As I got further into it I found a Chickadee nest so I moved elsewhere. I don't know a whole lot about birds, truthfully they kind of freak me out sometimes for no... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 96

Whether you run, lift, cycle or swim, fast, far or slow someday you won't be able to perform at the level you are now. Sorry to bring it up but you probably already knew that right? It doesn't matter if you are 25 and headed to the olympics or 70 and the fast kid in... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 95

Yeah, I do mean this to work on a few different levels. Literally the road you're on and the life road that you're on. But let's talk about literal roads today. I'm pretty lucky to live in a place where it's hard to pick a bad road for running, there are stunning vistas like this... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 94

Maybe reality TV or social media is to blame but it feels like we all have a bit more low key jealousy in our lives these days. We want her house, his car, that body and to be that social every weekend. But that's not really what this is about and everyone's grandma was quick... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 93

Run wild, run free. Great words to live by but a little unrealistic right? At least I think so. You'll see lots of motivational messages out there with that sort of message on them. As nice as that sounds most of us just can't live our lives that way. Things like mortgages, those kids you... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 92

One year is nothing, if you're really lucky it will be about 1% of your whole life. But if you take a whole year, put your head down and decide to give your all to making some changes you really can accomplish almost anything. A year is enough to run your first half marathon, loose... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 91

During a given training cycle things can get hard. You might even be expecting it to get tough in certain ways. The ways it actually gets hard though there is no shortage of ways that might spring up and surprise you. Last summer I re-did a training plan for a long race and I once... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 90

Not all of us have a life where we can go on one extravagant vacation after the next or even year after year. Some of us don't really want to. But I have a secret, you can incorporate certain things into your life on the regular and spend more than 7 days a year on... Continue Reading →

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