Monthly Archives: April 2016

Of Running & Racing

When you arrive to the start of any race there’s a palpable energy in the air. You can sense the thrill of anticipation, the hopes of every runner to have fun and to run the race of their lives. Some are looking to win. Others strive for a hard-earned Personal Best. While still others are […]

I Before E Except After C. Mind Over Matter Except After Overtraining.

The cloud of overtraining is a foreboding one. Its misty tendrils extend through both the athlete’s body and psyche. The body is exhausted and the mind is suddenly tentative and ¬†uncertain. A simple rallying cry of YES I CAN lacks any conviction and certitude. The mind can think it. The body will call its bluff. […]

When You Least Expect It

I started running 6 years ago. At the time I was toned, tanned, fit, and healthy. For maybe the first time ever. On the one hand I had lost weight. And did so healthfully. On the other hand I had come to terms with my social life. Meaning I was single. That wasn’t changing. Others […]