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Staying Productive and Living My Life


Sponsored: This post originally appeared as part of Microsoft Band’s content series on Men’s Health MVP Network. I am a man of many hats. During the week from 8 am to 4 pm I am a full-time employee. The rest…
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Like a cicada emerging from its years-long slumber, I have returned. Ok, perhaps it’s not all that dramatic, and perhaps you did not even realize I had been gone. But in looking back over the past five weeks or so, I…
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Catching Up With Desiree Linden

Desiree Linden

Welcome back up everyone! Last week I shared with you some insights and wisdom from world-renowned Olympian Meb Keflezighi. This week I am excited to share with you my talk with Olympian and Hanson-Brooks runner Desiree Linden. Desiree was kind…
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Catching Up With Meb Keflezighi


March has been quite the busy month so far. We have had the opportunity to catch up with some incredible runners and overall amazing people. From Polina Carlson to Jared Ward to Kara Goucher, these elite athletes not only embody…
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Making It Work

beach therapy

Imagine physical therapy where you lie out on a bright, sandy beach, with the waves gently crashing in the background, a cooling breeze dancing over your body, and a sophisticated machine slowly decompressing your spine and alleviating all your pain.…
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Catching Up With Kara Goucher

Kara Goucher

Over the past several years I have had the pleasure and honor of interviewing Kara Goucher multiple times. We have shared her journey from when she just moved to Boulder, having just changed coaches and still seeking new sponsors. We…
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Catching Up With Jared Ward

Jared Ward

Well hello there again! Last week we caught up with professional runner Polina Carlson, where she talked her past year, her upcoming year, and her reaction to the US Olympic marathon trials. As you know I was thrilled watching this…
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Never Lose Hope

never lose hope

The other day I was walking through the mall trying to sneak in some non-detrimental exercise while I am still in physical therapy, when I happened upon a scene that had a great impact on me. A mother and daughter were…
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PT Update: Physical and Patience Therapy


If you had the opportunity to read my Back on the Sidelines post, you know that I have been going to physical therapy for the past several weeks. I am incredibly thankful that I am down from 5x a week…
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Get MOTOvated with the Moto 360 Sport

moto 360 sport

As a long-time runner and father, I am constantly looking for ways to improve my running and make managing my busy life easier. Between working full-time, raising two boys, finding time for running and fitness, and some how still managing…
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