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Running in Five Fingers is "Foolish?"

Good morning, mammals! I just got in from my trail run. I did two miles on the lakeside trial at IC King park. I know most of my fit friends out there will not be very impressed with such a feat, but for me, it is quite a milestone. 909 more words

Health And Fitness

'Eat & Run' ~Scott Jurek

An Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness

It’s easy to get wrapped up in deadlines and debt, victory and loss. Friends squabble. Loved ones leave. People suffer.

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'The Secret To Happiness Could Be Right At Your Feet!'

If you ever suffered from an illness or a problem, what lengths would you go to in order to find its cause? Would you even bother giving it a second thought and let nature take its course? 395 more words

Being A Book Nerd

Back in the Saddle

Hello, friends! I know, I know… it’s been a while. Sorry for the hiatus. I hope all has been going well for you monkeys. I hate that I go through these cycles of interest and disinterest in writing. 681 more words

Health And Fitness

Sometimes, You Need to Learn how to RUN Before You Can Walk.

When I turned 40, it wasn’t a big deal. I felt good, younger than my calendar age. Sure I had some arthritis in my knee. Yes, I had problems with swelling in my wrists, the start of carpal tunnel syndrome, but I learned to adapt to the changes in my body. 818 more words

Random Ramblings

Born to Run or The Practical Application of Endurance Running in Agriculture.

What do Grey Wolves, African Wild Dogs, Spotted Hyenas, Lungless Spiders and Homo Sapiens have in common? According to Wikipedia we all evolved through a technique of hunting faster prey to a point of exhaustion leaving us standing over our withered and bewildered quarry before delivering the coup de grâce. 700 more words


Vibrams Run #2

Continuing on from last week’s Wednesday run, I took the Vibrams FiveFingers out for another spin. One thing seems consistent: when I wear these shoes, it pisses rain. 855 more words