2 Week Update – No Added Sugar

2 Week Update –  No Added Sugar
I’m just passing the two week threshold on my new “diet”. The protocol is as follows: 1) Don’t eat anything that includes any form of added carbohydrate within the first three listed ingredients. I may break this rule only when it comes to training nutrition, such as having Clif Bloks during a long run. Compliance to [...]

RR: Marathon Relay

RR: Marathon Relay
Today I was able to participate in a six person marathon relay! It took place indoors at the enormous rec complex in Gillette, WY. A spectacular venue for such an event. Initially I was going to do the full marathon as a warmup, long run at 90% goal marathon pace, and cool down. However Sunday I developed a fever through Monday. Tuesday or W [...]

Beat your competitors to the punch!

Beat your competitors to the punch!
  Guess who she’s going to be more inclined to look into? If you’re a brand, you must be responsive in cases like this! Honestly, I’m a bit annoyed it took me this long to reply to her BUT I’m not sure if I’m surprised or not that Brooks failed to get on that tweet. They missed out on a great opportunity, b [...]

Food Cravings

Food Cravings
“If you’re not hungry enough to eat an apple, you’re not hungry.” One of my athletes recently asked me about my thoughts on how to stop food cravings. I have quite a few, so thought it would be best to put it into writing. How to deal with cravings: 1) Eat what you crave. This is simple. If you want to run, you run. I [...]

There is a right & wrong way to ...

There is a right & wrong way to do social
This post is touching on another part of my life, being the Social Media Coordinator for SKORA Running. I basically spend my days pursing the goal of adding value to peoples’ lives, either as SKORA or as myself. That’s how I hope promote SKORA. On Instagram for example, I’ll often follow new people and comment on their cool [...]

Why I don’t do fasted AM runs a...

Why I don’t do fasted AM runs anymore
I was recently asked on Twitter if I have any posts on my fasted morning runs. I don’t think I do here on my new website, so thought I’d write one up quick! For the first half of 2014 I would do almost every non-hard AM run in a fasted state, which means I would not have eaten since dinner the previous evening. I could go and do [...]

2 Jan, 2015 Key Workout: Long Hill Fa...

2 Jan, 2015 Key Workout: Long Hill Fartlek
  I moved this workout up a day because the weekend was going to be quite colder than the 2nd of January. Actually, it ended up being about 40-50 degrees cooler depending on if I would have been in the wind or not on Saturday. I’m very glad I moved it up a day! As you can see I was quite comfortable in shorts and gloves. The presc [...]

Labs

Labs
I received my labs from getting on new life insurance. Happy to report that everything is within appropriate levels!

Recap: The Running Event & Indie...

Recap: The Running Event & Indie 5k, 2014
Indie 5k at The Running Event Last night I returned from Austin, Texas and The Running Event. This is an industry only, and you can read more about it here (posting on Jan1st). The above link is from SKORA’s website, but I wanted to share my own thoughts and experiences from a more personal point of view as well. Indie 5k We’ll st [...]

Log: Week of Nov 10, 2014

Log: Week of Nov 10, 2014
Two weeks ago I had my unloading week, so this was the first week back in full. Due to the snow and ice, I’ve moved all of my quality work onto the treadmills, which is better than not doing them at all or risking falling. I also enjoy running on the treadmill, and will often do 1 of the 2 daily runs indoors. Something I’ve really [...]

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