Running a marathon is grueling. And by marathon, I mean 26.2 miles. Doing it as the final event of an Ironman distance triathlon deserves a special level of respect.
Charlie Becomes Unusual
Charlie wasn’t always unusual. She used to keep up with her friends’ spending habits, and ultimately, lived week-to-week, paycheck-to-paycheck.
Make it a Dozen
Good things come by the dozen. What are you thinking? Go ahead, give it a minute. Did you think donuts, roses, eggs, 12-packs, or something else?
Outrunning Genetics is Impossible
It is no secret that I hope to run a competitive time in the Boston Marathon…
A Glimpse into Focus
Ralph and Mark both attended one of the most highly regarded conferences in the financial services industry, LPL Financial’s annual Focus, held this July in Boston…
The Tipping Point
It has been over a decade since I got my first Garmin Forerunner watch. These devices use the GPS satellites to track running workouts, then sync the completed activities to software making it easy to analyze.
More than a Fitbit – Go Garmin!
Running cadence is important. An optimal rate is about 180 steps per minute (SPM). With a slower cadence there’s a likelihood of overstriding, a common problem with novice runners often evidenced by severe heel striking.
Running & Training Update
Not so ten years later, so I’ve decided that my running will be done mostly on weekdays, when my workday is mostly sedentary. So that gives me five consecutive days to ply the roads and trails each week.
Running and Fitness Update
During the year before we moved into the offices in Tower Office Plaza, I averaged 187 running miles per month. In the three years since moving, the monthly average dropped to 107.
Great by Choice
Great by Choice is the third of Jim Collins’ books which I have read and enjoyed. This one struck me as being not only about building a business.