Monthly Archives: August 2014

How To Get Started Running, Improve Speed or Run A New Personal Best

“While every goal may be unique, each has one thing in common – there’s a way to achieve it” I’ve blogged about running plenty of times. The basics of running, motivational tips, how to prevent chafing, good stuff like that. … Continue reading

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The Four Seasons…Of Running, Training & Workouts

“With each new season is the perfect opportunity to do something new, something bold, something beautiful” After this weekend, August will be gone – which means a new month and a new season! I love fall. From the cooler temps … Continue reading

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My Spin On The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

“What you do makes a difference. You get to decide what difference you want to make.” If you haven’t heard about the ALS #IceBucketChallenge – well, there’s no way you haven’t. You’re alive and reading this blog (so you have … Continue reading

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Race Review – Young Life Triathlon

“You were made for this” Last Saturday, on a hot, humid and calm morning in beautiful Detroit Lakes, MN, I completed my first Olympic-distance triathlon. It was definitely one of the more challenging events I’ve raced but also one of … Continue reading

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Trying To Be Healthy? You Might Be Doing It Wrong

“Things aren’t always what they seem” Healthy – what does it mean to be healthy? It’s a concept with several layers and it can mean different things to different people. To some, being healthy means exercising regularly. To others, it … Continue reading

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Tales From A Triathlon

“There’s always room for a story that can transport people to another place” I just finished up one of my final “long” training workouts before next weekend’s triathlon. With less than a week til the big day, my nerves are … Continue reading

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The ABCs of Running

“Learning is not a spectator sport” I’m often asked a lot of questions by first-time runners. What should I eat before a race? How do I improve my 10k time? Will I die? It’s tough to nail down advice that’s … Continue reading

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