Category Archives: Training & Tips

What if your man wants to do something “crazy”?

You can imagine that being married to someone like me requires a strength of its own, a special brand of emotional endurance. Heather not only puts up with my craziness but embraces it as an essential part of me. Continue reading

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Vegan diet: Scott Jurek’s secret weapon?

Right after the new year, I received a review copy of a book by a fellow extreme endurance athlete, and although there was a lot to love about it, what stopped me in my tracks was the author’s insistence that … Continue reading

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Running: Training or Genetics?

I thought this email I received recently warranted a public response, since it raises an interesting question: … I will be 40 in March, and in a mini (and early) mid-life crisis I have decided to get back to running. … Continue reading

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