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My top book choices of 2014!

My recommended list of books 2014: I read each of these books in 2014 and in one way or another they have shaped the way I think today. Each book adds its own new and exciting value. Oh, and Yes, my goal in 2015 is to not only read more,books, but to dive into the … Continue reading

A long overdue post

Hi Guys, My last post was a few months back because I have been trying to gear up my side business and training for a marathon. Fast forward those few months and I am in a position where I can start blogging again. I wanted to share a few details about my side business as … Continue reading

When life gets busy, keep running!

Sometimes our lives can’t catch up with everything that is going on in the world. We continue to take on tasks and get busier, but our days seem to get shorter. I have found that you can’t keep your word on everything you need to get done in your life, or even what you set … Continue reading

Marathon training!

Running is like a glorious obsession that one shortly turns into an addiction. After you complete your first run, or more importantly, after your first road race, you feel a sense of power. This sense of power is obviously intensified the longer the distance, at least for me anyway. I am now in the middle … Continue reading

Stretch before, after, or not at all!

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A few things to remember before getting to your 5k start line!

Stay hydrated. Getting to the starting line dehydrated is not only detrimental to your performance, but could be costly in the health sector as well. Cottonmouth is not a way to run 3.1 miles. I know for me, I completely underperformed when I didn’t drink enough water before start time. Whether you decide to take … Continue reading

Does Herbalife, Beach Body, Body by VI, etc. work for you??

Are there any peoples out there that are somewhat skeptical of all the multi-level marketing health gimmicks out there? I am not saying they are scams by any means, just wondering their validity with the masses. Do you believe in these products? Have these products really transformed your life? Do you believe that without said … Continue reading

Shoes, but better yet, which shoes!

I am having trouble deciding which pair of running shoes to go after next. I could stick with what is normal for me, a good pair of Nike’s, or I could venture out. Now, I’m not saying I haven’t ran in other shoes, but I have found that being blessed with the style of foot … Continue reading

Getting better each run

  I have come to a point in my training now where I have to keep changing it up to continue to get better. Sometimes my mind tells me to just take the easy route and continue to run the distance my body can do on auto pilot. I have found that the best way … Continue reading

Buying a car!

In the past week I have dealt with both sides of the car business. No, i’m not a car salesman, just a kid who is trying to find a vehicle that has AC for the summer. I started looking for a car because the car I have currently does not have AC, a door that … Continue reading