Professional: A Lost Standard?

Doping in cycling, hazing in the NFL… It sounds to me like some of the people identified as “professionals” are actually the exact opposite. After I wrote about bullying, I was pointed to the current story about the issue surrounding the Miami Dolphins. In case you haven’t heard, the NFL is investigating the Miami DolphinsContinue reading “Professional: A Lost Standard?”

No Excuse November: Marathon Monday

Yesterday was the 2013 ING New York Marathon, making today Marathon Monday. A race dedicated to the runners and spectators of Boston, as well as the Sandy victims that are still recovering along the east coast, the marathon served as inspiration for where my life should be going. If you ask any distance runner, thereContinue reading “No Excuse November: Marathon Monday”

The Dopey: An Agonizing Countdown

Unfortunately it’s about that time of the year again. While everyone else is looking for the perfect Halloween costume, or planning Thanksgiving and Christmas with their families; the countdown to race day has begun. At 75 days out from the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend the pressure is on to make up for the trainingContinue reading “The Dopey: An Agonizing Countdown”

Don’t Do It: Juice Cleanse

I like juice. I like being clean. A juice cleanse can’t be that bad, right? Unfortunately, it doesn’t work that way. This isn’t our first bout with juice cleanses, Paige has done one before, but with the amount of ginger and vegetables that I wouldn’t eat even if they were in a salad with aContinue reading “Don’t Do It: Juice Cleanse”

Cross-Cardio: Because Running Sucks

Running is an excellent way to get in shape and stay in shape. The reality of the sport though… It sucks! I’m fairly confident that’s the sole reason why my training regimens never seem to last, despite the fact that I know I have to train if I want to get any better. Luckily though,Continue reading “Cross-Cardio: Because Running Sucks”

Seriously Serious: Reality Hit Me

There are 48 days until my wedding. Today is also the first day of the 2013 USA Pro Challenge. As I said in Vive le Tour: A Beautiful Change, cycling is a newly discovered dream that I want to pursue to push my endurance; my wedding, however, won’t only be a dream for much longer.Continue reading “Seriously Serious: Reality Hit Me”