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Creativity, Motivation, Routine and Comfort—Can They Co-Exist?


Creativity, Motivation, Routine—Can They Co-Exist?


Creativity calls to mind chaos, not routine. Splashing paint on walls, chain-smoking, you know the typical imagery. On the flip side, routine tends to sound… well, boring. It doesn’t sound overly motivating, while walking on the beach in another country has a much more …


Prep For Downhill Running … in the Gym


Prep For Downhill Running … in the Gym


Downhill running is honestly harder than uphill running. That’s right, I said it. Not aerobically, but it’s freaking hard on your muscles (and your mind). So, over on MapMyRun, I wanted to look at ways to prepare your body for the pounding of downhill …





5 Workouts Runners Can Do When the Treadmills Are Taken


Running Workouts for When the Treadmills Are Taken


If you’re snowed in most of the winter, the treadmill is likely your constant companion. I’m all about getting outside for most things, but at some point, you just can’t take another -30 degree day and need to seek solace (and sauna) at the …





November Check-In


Peter and I were talking the other day about how much we miss the old blog-o-sphere days. We both had our own racing blogs (his; mine) and we both followed a ton of other racers blogs. It was triathletes like Maija and Marni who …