Tag Archive: healthy-living

The Cycle of Inspiration

Day #66: Running to be inspired… to run! by Patrick Reed Do you remember your first run ever? For me, the question drums up two specific memories. The first – driving in our… Continue reading

Running Through and Through

Day #65: Maybe I’ll just run right through my old shoes and eventually land on my bare feet… When I can see daylight, I’ll know I’m close. Holding my old Nike Air Pegasus’s… Continue reading

Redesigning Distance

Day #63: We work hard to craft great speed workouts, but neglect creating intentional distance courses I remember as a coach sitting down at the drawing board and creating speed workouts with great… Continue reading

Can’t Slow Down!

Day #62: Why Runners Train Too Fast It is a human trait – this constant need to put on a show. To present with a smile, to reply when asked “How are you?”:… Continue reading

The 10 Winning Ways of Runners

Day #61: The 10 Winning Ways of Runners I thought I’d sketch up a top 10 list of things you can do, start or resolve to do today in order to become a… Continue reading

Day #58: The Problem of Pain

To keep from decaying, to be a winner, the athlete must accept pain–not only accept it, but look for it, live with it, learn not to fear it.” ~George Sheehan Do you run… Continue reading

Day #48: Liquid Sleep

I’ve been encouraged not to post this blurb. But I believe that us runners who are deep into the running addiction are all too well aware of the pitfalls – as well as… Continue reading

Day #46: The 4 Stages of Runners

The Wheezer The most neanderthal of distance runners is the least developed cardio-vascularly – and perhaps more importantly, psychologically, for the run – but with a benefit in the areas of modesty and… Continue reading

Day #45: Run No More.

“Liu Xiang hopped along the outside of the backstretch on his left leg, his injured right leg tucked behind him, then made his way over to the 10th and final hurdle to give… Continue reading

Day #41: What’s Your “Badwater”?

Tonight I had the opportunity to hear virtuoso guitarist and Christian songwriter¬†Bob Bennett¬†at New Life Church in Arroyo Grande, California. Bob’s incredible skill on the guitar was a reminder of the compulsion I… Continue reading