• The Miracle Mile and Vermont Trail Ragnar

      August 7, 2018

      Jesse Besset finishes his first rainy trail loop (above).  His first words to me afterward are ‘You’re gonna need trail shoes.’ His face is sober.  Serious.  His body splattered head to toe with mud. The Ragnar trail relay was delayed 2 hours for lightning.  The accompanying rain turned the Mountain trails into mud and slush […]

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    • 5×5 test out- It worked.

      July 26, 2018

      6 weeks ago I had a bike crash.  It was pretty painful. Couldn’t run. Couldn’t do yoga. Oddly enough the only cardio I could do was bike. And I could lift.  Upper body. I challenged myself to do 5 simple exercises for 5 weeks.  5 sets of 5 reps. 5 days a week. Here’s the […]

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    • Embracing Failure: A Love Story (ft. yoga)

      July 22, 2018

      This is a blog about yoga. It is also about failure. Injury. Learning to enjoy things you’re bad at. And finally, this is about love:  A love story. Just not the kind you expect. I remember, clear as day, the moment I was called to a yoga mat.  I was 24. It was a Friday. […]

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