• The Worst Part of waking up: 3 ways to keep moving in spite of your Plantar fasciitis

      July 27, 2018

      You remember the commercial: ‘The best part of waking up… is Folgers in your cup.’ Debatable. I’ll tell you what the worst part of waking up is though: Waking up with plantar fasciitis. Those first few steps out of bed are agony.  Like you are stepping on tacks.  Or glass.  Or hot coals. That pain […]


    • 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 […]


    • 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 […]