Weekend Motivation 119

Some of you keeners may have picked up on the fact that I haven't been running lately. Since September My left foot/ankle has been acting weird. I've decided to be the only runner that takes their own advice and actually stay off of it as much as possible. Well except for that one trail race... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 118

If you just keep doing what you can do right now your life will stay exactly the same. If that's cool with you then that's cool with me, you can go do some more Christmas shopping now. I know more than a few of us are thinking about new years resolutions now and maybe making... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 106

Runners, athletes and especially endurance athletes hear it all the time. "I could NEVER do that." It seems though as much as you reassure them that they could no one ever believes you. At least once or twice a year I line up and do something that was in fact truly impossible for me just... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 102

I don't know about all of you but I'm reaching that point in my training cycle where things are getting, well a bit nuts. Where people ask you what you're doing later and you have to say things like "running 16 km and eating all the carbs." Then they look at you in disbelief, shake... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 100!

We made it to 100 ya'll! On some level when you're running you're pretty much going in circles for no reason, using up all of your energy and it's hard for no reason while you're doing it. One answer you'll get is how much it adds to their life. The thing is it has a... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 99

Unless you are the current world record holder in your chosen sport chances are you dream of being as fast as someone else. You might think I'm going to say let go of that, you're perfect just the way you are and stuff like that, but I'm not. That's all true but ... truthfully we're... Continue Reading →

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 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 →

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