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Versatility: Go Deep Diversely

V is for versatility. Versatility is a challenging yet wonderful skill that is not fully utilized or emphasized enough. With this skill, we can be more flexible and adaptable to adjust our life to constantly-changing conditions. And versatility is important for all of...

Grow & Go with a Glow

Wherever we go, we should always grow and go with a glow. Growth is not always easy, it is not a straight path. There are hills and obstacles that will try to interfere, even doubts and fears. But if we are persistent and consistent, we can succeed. Likewise, whenever...

Snappy Altitude Garmin Fix

Got altitude? Even here in the plains, the flatlands, we have altitude issues. Unfortunately, these issues have plagued me with my Garmin Fenix 3HR GPS watch. However, there is a snappy solution to these problems that involved Snapchat and manual calibration of your...

Orange Night Run 5k

Flashing back a few weeks to August 5, I raced in the Orange Night Run 5k. It was a good opportunity to see how my legs would feel after racing in the Cornhusker State Games 5k a week before. Fortunately, thanks to Mizuno and BibRave, I had some orange clothes and...

Midsummer Nights Run

Now, fair runners, let us welcome pleasant midsummer night runs while being properly illuminated with bright reflective clothing and running gear to keep us safe. Summer evening and night runs are common for many of us, allowing us to avoid the heat and humidity of...

Older but Bolder

As we grow older, we are challenged in different ways and to overcome these challenges successfully, we must become bolder and more courageous. There’s a misconception and presumption that we grow slower as we age as runners and that’s not necessarily...

Lean Safely Away from Danger

When we face decisions, do we consistently lean safely away from danger(s) that we may encounter? Some decisions are easier than others. For example: in the summer–to carry water or not, to wear a headlamp when running in the dark or not. But others might lead...

Vacation Vest Safety

Preparing for vacation and packing for running, almost everyone will reach for a running vest of some sort. Some vests are more reflective than others. In fact, for some lightweight vests, the only purpose of the vest is to reflect light. But even the lightweight...

Dog Safety

Dogs are frequent companions of runners and walkers and we need to make sure we take adequate precautions to keep our pets safe and make sure that they can be seen in all weather conditions. Motorists sometimes cannot see dogs as well as people as they are below the...

2Toms Footshield

Healthy feet are important to every athlete. We must not forget to take good care of our feet. Sometimes, we forget to take adequate precautions to keep our feet healthy or take it for granted that our feet will be “fine”. But that’s unwise: it can...