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Smiles For Me, Smiles For You

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With Father’s Day right around the corner, I decided to take a moment to reflect on the past 4 years of my life and what it has meant to me to be a father. In doing so I found an…
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Running The Year: Obstacles a Plenty

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Well, they never said it would be easy. Here we are in June, 5 months of 2016 behind me, and I am currently sitting at just over 300 miles for the year. Considering I did not run January or February…
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Sam Hitch: A Man on a Triathlon Mission

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In June, Sam Hitch will attempt a triathlon across America, traveling from Yorktown, VA to San Francisco, CA in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for Longest Triathlon. The event itself is roughly 3,850 miles and will roughly consist of…
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How To Become a Morning Runner

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Beep beep beep beep. I roll over and peel my eyes open to see the time of the alarm clock. 4:40. Who in their right mind would set their alarm for this un-godly hour? Didn’t I just go to sleep…
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Staying Productive and Living My Life

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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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MIA Now MAY

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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