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Category: Motivation


Healthy Living a Week Into Self-Quarantine

Healthy Living a Week Into Self-Quarantine


We’re more than a week into self-quarantine and it’s been interesting to see how quickly we’ve adapted routines not just to being in the house, but to being home in general. In some ways, I was already heading towards this even before we had …




How To Be Outside Speaker Series Postponed


I’m sure this isn’t a shock but sad to announce that we’re going to be postponing the How To Be Outside Speaker Series until Fall 2020 due to COVID19. This wasn’t a hard decision to make: Public health is obviously a huge priority. Details …



Using Spring as a Chance to Reset / Refocus

Using Spring as a Chance to Reset / Refocus


OK, sure, on a calendar, January 1 is New Year’s. But really, from a more earthy standpoint, isn’t spring the start of the new year? For athletes, it’s often the start of serious training for the competitive season. (Plus, April 15 with taxes? Heck …


New Goal for the Year: Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

New Goal for the Year: Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable


Recently, I realized that I am incredibly uncomfortable being uncomfortable. Not on the bike or the run—there, I can handle A LOT of discomfort. I’m talking about in my head, and specifically, when people have any kind of disagreement with me, or even fight …


Real Talk: It's Not All Big Miles and Roses

Real Talk: It’s Not All Big Miles and Roses


I initially wrote this post back in January after a particularly bad bout of leg cramps. I deleted it twice, resurfaced it twice, and now, I’m hitting publish. It’s not my normal writing style, it’s a lot more personal and a lot less positive …