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Running in the cold, and trying some of the POSE philosophy.


So with this weekend being a chilly 27 degrees, I thought this would be a good opportunity to figure out “how to dress” for the cold weather.  I did a quick google to find some charts on what people recommended,

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A Brisk Run, and the beginning of W.G. George’s 100-Up Exercise Regime!


  As I am still “Building back up” (yes I say this a lot.. I am reminding myself as well as you – my dear friends!), I decided 3 miles was a good distance for last night’s run.  I picked

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100-Up (or what lots of barefoot/minimalists are now talking about after Christopher McDougall’s NY Times Article)


So, this morning – I was unable to get myself out of bed to go and run.  I think knowing it is around 30-40 degrees in the morning and 60ish after work is not helping.  I see a pleasant evening

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So, you want to be a runner….A Post for beginners.. part 2 – The Shoes.


So, we have looked at some of my thoughts on running so far. In the previous post – I mentioned some of the things that I thought were important: Physical Fitness Level, Environment, Goals and Dedication (or commitment). These are

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New “Work” Shoes!


YAY!!!! A new pair of shoes for work!! So this is a running blog right? You must be asking yourself – why is this idiot posting about his work shoes?  Well, let me answer this brilliant question you have!  My

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Learning more about barefoot running or Blisters are far better than pulled muscles!


So, its friday – always a good day for countless reasons!  Today, despite my graphic pictures posted yesterday, I am able to walk pain-free.  The quick recovery from blisters sure beats the weeks of recovery required for a calf strain!  After managing to

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Barefoot Running – Day 2!


Last night was looking to be a pretty busy night, and to be honest – if I had been physically up to running the distances I SHOULD be running, I wouldn’t have even tried to work it in.  I was

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Running Again!


So, I have not been allowed to run, due to my strained calf muscle – my physical therapist thought it would be wise to actually let it heal.  The only running one time in three weeks (which ended with my

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The Once and Future Runner
Once and Future Runner

2013 Was an amazing year, for me, So I am really looking forward to 2014!

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