outdoor adventure, travel + healthy living


S-I-C-K


For the past five days, I’ve been sick. I blame Team Mountain Khakis completely. It’s that really awful kind of sick: not sick enough to skip work and just lie around and be miserable, but sick enough that you feel totally miserable. Not to …

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And now, back to the real world.


I have to admit, coming back to the “real world” has been pretty tough after Team Mountain Khakis pulled out of my driveway yesterday morning. For one thing, rides that I always did on my own seem a whole lot lonelier! It’s been a …

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Goal of the Week: Stretch Daily!


Number one goal of the week: be more timely with these postings. But in my defense, yesterday was Tour of Somerville- more on that later- and I’ve been hosting a crew of pro-cyclists since Sunday. So it’s been busy! Right now, we’re sitting at …

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Living the Dream


Sometimes, I realize how awesome my life is. Today, I interviewed Tim Johnson, wrote a column about bike racing, cleaned lawn furniture with my dad and got in a water fight, went on a bike ride, and now I’m hanging out in the sun …

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What is the right plan?


I currently have a training plan. And I think it’s a good one. (At least, I thought it was.) However, I think I’m in the minority on that opinion. I came up with it after trying to figure out how to work around a …

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A Day in the Life


In the spirit of trying to eat healthy/live healthy for a week, I figured I would actually write down a “day in the life,” bit by bit. It’ll probably be boring, but enjoy! 6-9AM: roll out of bed and check email. Start working on …

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Goal of the Week: Clean Eats!


I’ve decided, after this past week of working towards a goal of maintaining not drinking soda for 7 days, that I have an easier time meeting goals/maintaining them if I set a distinct time-frame.  So I’m going to try this experiment of having a …

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No Dew? No Problem!


I made it an entire week without Mountain Dew, soft drinks, or with the exception of half a margarita (it was Margarita Night!), any caloric beverages at all. Yep, I’m pretty proud right now. It wasn’t as hard as I thought it would be …

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