A quick, beautiful morning hike, with the trail head being less than 10-minutes from my front door. My daughter and I hiked up and jogged down. Utah's views never disappoint, even on the small hikes and trails.
Life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change and actually doing something about any situation you don't like. Everyone has a turning point, but only you can decide if you're ready to change. These pictures were taken exactly 8 years years apart and feature my oldest and youngest child at the [...]
Runners are goal-oriented planners. When we’ve paid the race fee, we’re committed to an event, so short-term training helps measure progress and work towards the goals accountability. It’s empowering to set your heart and mind towards a goal and then go out and make it happen. Often, runners plan an entire year of racing, breaking [...]
After 6 days of no-impact exercising, (swimming and walking) today I was finally allowed to hop on a bike. Even though the doc hasn't cleared me for actual road biking, indoor cycling combined with technology has come a long way. In 5 days the iconic Tour De France begins. The indoor road bike at my [...]
Having a gym membership means individuals need to be aware of their neighbors and practice proper gym etiquette. Today while swimming laps, a fellow gym member decided to dive right into my lane as I was nearing the wall, scaring me half to death. Barely missing me, I couldn't understand how he didn't see me. [...]
Knowing I will be exclusively cross-training for a while, I opted to get up early and get my day started off right. My muscles were still sore from Saturday's race but the low mileage, slow pace and relatively flat course felt good on the knee. Today brings PRP treatment #1 and the start of my [...]
A couple of weeks ago when I met with doctors to discuss treatment for my knee, the question was when should I start? Initially I wanted to start immediately, but when I was informed I would need to avoid running for a while, I opted to delay the procedure. I knew I had the AF [...]