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It Ain’t in the Woods

I have something to admit: Surfing is not in the “woods of Florida” and it is not “swim, bike, run,” but it is certainly open water and immersed in the elements. But… Does it count? Hell yeah! It counts and … Continue reading

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Polarization vs. Common Ground in Health and Wellness

As I train and race each season, I am constantly learning new techniques for speed, endurance, strength, supplements, and nutrition, among others, and right now, there are so many options for learning. Athletes have personal trainers, coaches, nutritional consultants, doctors, … Continue reading

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Man Meets Bath

I have a confession. I do not enjoy taking a bath. Not in the slightest. I think it is rather disgusting to lie and soak in a hot brew of my own filth. When I do take a bath, it … Continue reading

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Race Report / Part II – XTERRA Whitewater – Charlotte, NC, 14 July 2013

Prerace Race morning started a bit rocky with the alarm and the wake-up call not coming through (glad I had the back up plan, huh?), but luckily, I get up early anyway, and I didn’t lose much time. After a quick … Continue reading

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Race Report / Part I – XTERRA Whitewater – Charlotte, NC, 14 July 2013

Pre-Race Happenings For the two weeks leading up to my taper week, I was able to get in some solid training. My injuries were still lingering but not as strong, and I did a sort of reverse taper. I started … Continue reading

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Ben Greenfield Podcast, Butts, and Peeing on a Fire Hydrant

The above clip is from the Ben Greenfield Fitness Podcast. Recently, I’ve been doing all kinds of things to help rehab my hips (especially hip flexors) and my knees. I am really focusing on the weakness in my left leg, … Continue reading

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Taking a Break from Myself

I was at a small gathering several weeks ago, and a few friends commented on how I was drinking copious amount of beer. I replied, “I’m taking a break from myself.” But let me backtrack slightly to give this comment … Continue reading

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