How to Live a Wellness Lifestyle

Seven of the top 10 leading causes of death are preventable diseases. That is a sobering stat. Along with being on the top 10 cause of death list: Heart disease, cancer, lower respiratory issues, stroke, diabetes, influenza, and nephritis have a direct correlation with one thing – your lifestyle. Let me say that again in fewer words. Seven of the leading causes of death can … Continue reading How to Live a Wellness Lifestyle

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How to Use Nutrition to Boost Your Recovery

Endurance athletes such as runners, cyclists, swimmers and multisport athletes all like to push their bodies to the limit. How well you recover from a single workout or a full week determines the amount of quality training you can do. And, quality training is what athletes need to reach peak performance for races. When executed properly, recover gives you the power needed to compete, makes … Continue reading How to Use Nutrition to Boost Your Recovery

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Making Yourself Uncomfortable

Comfortable – (adj.) providing physical ease and relaxation. Comfortable is excellent when it comes to clothing, your favorite recliner, or your bed. But, when it comes to you’re your training, your work, anything that isn’t clothing or furniture, you are best when you’re uncomfortable. Comfort breeds complacency. It keeps us in a steady state without growth. And, sometimes can lead to declines. In running, or … Continue reading Making Yourself Uncomfortable

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Flexibility, Positive Outlook, & Sacrifice

It’s been a while, but the training hasn’t stopped. During this new normal we are all going through, sacrifices have been made on all parts. I’m not here to write another coronavirus post. I’m here to say, like everyone else we have been working through it and kicking asphalt. With two kids, a wife who is a nurse, and thankfully my job still in place, … Continue reading Flexibility, Positive Outlook, & Sacrifice

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Maximize Training, Maximize Results; Same Training, Same Results

When it comes to marathon or half marathon training plans, generic calendars abound. Running experts from around the world have published calendars from Jeff Galloway to Hal Higdon and beyond. Then there are run clubs and run coaches who post vanilla calendars online. These calendars are great starts for first time racers. They do what they are supposed to do, guide and get you to … Continue reading Maximize Training, Maximize Results; Same Training, Same Results

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Best Things I’ve Seen in 2020

Sure, we just began the New Year, but that doesn’t mean there is a lack of motivation, inspiration, or awesome stuff to harness. I’ve been catching up on a lot of podcasts and am immersed in two books, while still parenting, coaching soccer, working full-time, and training for my upcoming races. The other night I was talking to my 8-year old about the importance of … Continue reading Best Things I’ve Seen in 2020

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The Brine | Issue 5 |Declutter

Breaking through the clutter is always a tough task. Whether at work, at home, on social media, anywhere. The trick is prioritizing your needs vs wants, organizing your day, and learning to say no to things. The Brine has been absent for the past month. Not because there was nothing to write about, but because there was no reason to clutter your inbox with it. … Continue reading The Brine | Issue 5 |Declutter

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The Brine | Volume 1 Issue 1

Welcome to The Brine. Each week, you’ll get some content to soak in and flavor your training, your life, your cooking. I’ll be sharing things I’ve stumbled on during the week such as a quote, interesting blog posts, tweet of the week, a recipe I made, someone new to follow, and pretty much anything else. Maybe it’s adding songs to your running playlist, a new … Continue reading The Brine | Volume 1 Issue 1