Fitness Tips from Leonardo Davinci

You probably know who Leonardo Davinci is, and you may know him as a great artist, inventor, or maybe you just know the name because you saw the movie ‘The Davinci Code”.  But did you know that you can learn about health and fitness from the maestro, Leonardo Davinci?  Surprisingly, we can!  Well, believe it or not, this man was actually considered a specimen of physical fitness.  He was described as having a muscular physique, […] Read more »

Memorial Day Tribute

Today I just want to take a few short minutes to pay my humble respects to all of those service men through all of the ages that have made this country the great country that it is. Memorial Day has become just a day off of work, get caught up on yard work, and have a cookout with family and friends.  And I do encourage you to enjoy your day off, and do all of […] Read more »

Run Like Oprah Winfrey

As we all know this week marked the end of the Oprah Winfrey Show.  While I am not a fan of the show myself, I do respect the woman for what she has done, and who she is.  She is definitely a picture of success. And Oprah is a runner (or at least she did for a while there…).  That’s right, you may or may not remember the marathon she ran back around 1995.  She […] Read more »

Gear Review: Get Hydrated for Running with Camelbak

running water bottle

Water is vital to everyone’s health, but runner’s need hydration even more than others.  Keep in mind that it takes around 30 minutes for the water to be absorbed and utilized by your body.  So, if you are a beginner runner, you really do not have much need to take water with you on the run. Just make sure that you stay hydrated throughout the day, and drink before and after you run.  Obviously, it […] Read more »

Grasping the 5 Pieces of the Running for Weight Loss Puzzle

running to lose weight

My wife loves to put together puzzles.  She will spend hours and hours trying to match the right pieces together.  Finally, she will have a completed puzzle and a beautiful picture to enjoy.  Then I realized that weight loss and running can be a puzzle as well.  Weight loss truly can be a confusing and frustrating topic to understand.  You have all different types of exercise and diets out there, and you are not sure […] Read more »

Personal Blog – Overcoming Health Hurdles

running hurldes

Today I just wanted to share a few things going on with me and my running program in hopes that you can learn from my experiences. My personal running program has been going well going well until just recently, when I had a few hurdles that slowed me down.  The first ‘hurled’ that I faces was getting a case of bronchitis.  It was quite painful as I had a constant cough.  There were times is […] Read more »

Get Ready to Rock – Marathon Training Guest Post

Rock n Roll Marathon Savannah Georgia

Even if you are not running a marathon, I think the guest post I just did over at Marathon Training will help you as a runner think about some things related to races, injury, and motivation. This is the second post in the series on my personal journey of running a marathon. Ready to Rock! Well, it is official!  I just signed up for my first marathon.  I am going to be doing the Rock […] Read more »