What Can We Learn From Watching Ironman Kona?

What Can We Learn From Watching Ironman Kona?

What can we learn from the best Ironman athletes in the world? Is it their will to succeed? Their determination to get to the finish line? Their dedication to the hours of training? I watched the World Championships in Kona all day yesterday and seemed glued to the...
Who Is That? When Injuries Occur…

Who Is That? When Injuries Occur…

The person staring back at me looks confused, like something might be missing. There is a look of despair and fear but also there is determination in her eyes. Who is that person? What is she searching for? What is missing? Often when our life’s greatest pleasures are...
Finding Peace

Finding Peace

Living in the moment. Living for today, whether we are reading a great book, folding laundry, out training for a race, or simply enjoying a cup of coffee. We must be at peace with what we have and what we are doing in that moment. We must not look too far into the...
A Setback and a Chance To Open Some Doors

A Setback and a Chance To Open Some Doors

After a wonderful trip to Florida I received some frustrating news. I have been dealing with an lower leg / ankle injury for several months and a couple days after I returned we had it ultra sounded only to discover I have a ruptured and torn muscle. Now I am in a...
When I Bike

When I Bike

The last 6 months have been a bit of a roller coaster; up, down, sideways, and turning fast. At times I have felt like I was going through a tunnel and at times I felt lost. I still feel lost at times and still feel upside down at other times. I was told in the last 3...
Little Habits, Smalls Gains, and Big Rewards

Little Habits, Smalls Gains, and Big Rewards

Yesterday I rushed home between clients. I needed to start some laundry, make a few phone calls, and get in a quick workout. It was the kind of workout that I could have easily skipped. Just a walk on the treadmill, with an incline but nothing spectacular or anything...