Thoughts in Training Blogs
December 31, 2021
Accountability means measurement, and measurement means numbers. That logic must begin with the teacher applying it to himself. Therefore, here is my year in review by measurement and numbers.
November 15, 2021
Pick up your Cross! If you are committed to God’s word being truth, take not just to heart but also to action that God calls us to treat our bodies like the temple. Sure, it is hard work to establish a committed relationship with an exercise regimen, but we are called to do this. The temple was the holiest place on the Earth for literally a thousand years. Indeed, you are called to do the same thing for about 80 years. Taking care of yourself requires toughness, whether you like it or not!
September 29, 2021
After I crossed, the finish line, I greeted my friends and started telling stories about all the alien abductions I saw during the run as my mind played tricks on me. Or maybe not.
August 3, 2021
Have you ever been asked, “are you happy?” It can be awkward to answer, as you must read between the […]
June 6, 2021
The 469-mile scenic route takes you and your bike between Rockfish Gap, VA and Cherokee, NC over the course of six days of moving the cranks. The route is the longest planned road in the US, with construction starting in 1935 and ending in 1987. The park was built with the intent to allow visitors to be “gorged on scenery,” with “one panorama following right on another.”
May 14, 2021
The lifecycle of the bottom of their feet made me think a lot about the lifecycle of an endurance athlete and training this time of year. I am one of many people preparing for a “big event” in the next few months. My heart, lungs and muscles are conditioned to “just flipping go” when I hit the starting line, because I have been training them for months to do this.
April 30, 2021
What comes to mind when you think of the phrase, “This is the place that I should have died?” My […]
February 26, 2021
I wake up between 3 and 5 am each day to write, as everyone is asleep and there are no […]