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BuffUSA ThermoNet

What’s on top? It’s an important question for colder weather running and exercise. Let’s consider how we can stay warm on the run this fall and winter with some smart layering. Wintry weather is beginning to surface even though the calendar still...

Healthy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Before you rush off to trick or treat tonight, wait. Pause. Be mindful of the choices you make. Not only do we want to have a safe and happy Halloween, wouldn’t it be nice to have a healthy one as well? Do we have to consume sugary snacks today?...

Replacemints

Every once in a while, we need to replace quintessential things that fulfill a useful, helpful purpose, even if they last a very long time. It can even feel wrong to replace them if they have worked well and helped to keep us safe. Today is one of those days. As the...

Challenging Steps

Rising to meet a new challenge, earlier this month I ran the Run to Overcome 10k race in Lincoln. Last year the 10k did not exist (only a 1 mile & 5k races). I was excited to run this race after seeing the course and recognizing almost all of it from our running...

Rock Ready

Are you ready for the rocks of life? Challenges and obstacles roll through our path sometimes blocking our way. These difficulties can be minor or they can be major and transformative. But we all confront them and we can struggle in the navigation process. With some...

Safe Shadows

Sprinting through September, or so it seems. Have you noticed the long September shadows? As we move further into fall the brightness of the sun is accompanied by longer shadows that block some of the sunlight. In evening sometimes these shadows fade almost...

Buffalo Fun Run Surprises

Surprises! We all love them, don’t we? A few weeks ago, on September 10, 2017, I ran the Buffalo Run 5 mile race at Pioneers Park here in Lincoln, Nebraska. ‘Twas a race with some surprises (some good, some challenging). The first beautiful surprise of...

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...