First mile lies. Tales from a runner.

If you lace up running shoes every morning like me, you’ve probably experienced this on a regular basis. The first mile lies. Sometimes it’s the first two miles. Sometimes on a good day it’s only the first half mile. But the ‘lie’ is…

Rebooting 2020 in 3… 2… 1…

If you computer locks up or your phone gets wonky, reboot. First thing any support agent you call for cable TV or internet connectivity will tell you, reboot. Hardware issues? Reboot. So for this year 2020, we are in serious need of a major…

30 day challenges don’t have to suck

People will tell you that a 30 day challenge will get you fit, enrich you, change your habits and change your life. 30 days later, you might have forgotten what the challenge was to start with. Challenges shouldn’t suck! I say a 30…

The finisher’s belt buckle

Athletic Confidence Regained

A couple years ago I tried to qualify for the Boston Marathon, which meant running long and fast for 26.2 miles. I trained hard, I followed the plans, I put in the effort, but I failed and I injured myself in the process. Latter that same year…

Jules Mann

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