Book Review, Marathon Training, Running for Charity

Recent Read: Teach Yourself How to Run a Marathon

This was one of my most favorite marathon books to read. It was very snappy, straight forward, and to the point. The content is well structured and the information is poignant. It’s a fantastic resource for the newbie runner and marathoner (like myself). The content helps get you acquainted with… The time, mental energy, and commitment required for someone to…

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Book Review, Running

Recent Read: Complete Guide to Women's Running

This was an interesting read, designed to help women ease themselves into the sport of running. It provided some great emotional comfort while addressing common questions and issues that females encounter while on the road. I skimmed this book and found it slightly informative. After reading it I unfortunately don’t remember much, which might speak to the type of information…

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Book Review, Personal Development, Triathlon Training

Recent Read: Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul – How to Create a New You

I’m currently working through an amazing book by Deepak Chopra on how people can essentially reincarnate in real time by making small adjustments to their thinking and being. It’s something I’ve believed is completely possible (see previous blog: My Theory on Reincarnation) but it was great to actually read it from someone else! Change is difficult. The body fights for…

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Book Review, Running

Recent Read: 50/50

I was in the thicket of planning the inaugural Dress for Success Worldwide-West’s 5K when I was hunting for resources to guide my efforts. I needed something that went through race logistics from both an organizational and runner’s perspective and was lucky to stumble upon this great find. As usual, Dean is a fantastic writer. This book was written a…

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Book Review, Fitness, Personal Development, Philosophy, Running

Recent Read: Born To Run

I started this book today waiting for the Metro to take me home from my just-completed 13 mile point-to-point run from my apartment to the ocean. It came highly recommended by a client who also happens to be a triathlete. I’m about halfway through it so far and I’m impressed — it’s linear insomuch that it reconstructs the chronology of…

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