• 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 […]


    • What happens if you cut out processed sugar and do yoga for 40 days

      December 4, 2018

      I turned 40 about 43 days ago.  I commemorated this momentous occasion by throwing out the amazing birthday ice cream cake my girlfriend made for me. Why?  Because I was searching for a a way to motivate myself to be better. Eat better. Sleep better. Look better (difficult, I know). Feel better. So I challenged […]


    • Catch the leader

      November 17, 2018

      One of my favorite running stories goes like this: The setting:  a track race.  A coach watches from the infield. His runner passes. Something is wrong.  The runner is far off the lead.  Things aren’t going well. ‘I want to quit,’ the runner informs him. ‘That’s fine.  Catch the leader, then you can quit,’ he […]


    • 5 keys to great running form (and 5 ways to improve it)

      October 10, 2018