Destroying a Mental Block and Some Things That Piss Me Off

Flashback. April 1, 2015 – I ran more than six miles for the first time. Within a week I herniated a disc at L4L5 that required microdiscectomy surgery. I have been afraid of this distance ever since. I have run three miles, I have run four miles, and I have run five miles. I have …

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B-Boy Running Adventures: “City to City I’m Running My Rhyme”

A view of part of my running path in Pittsburgh. I don’t know how or why but I have come to enjoy running. I used to say the only way I’d run is if I was being chased – and you can imagine how often that happened. Since I started eating better and taking care …

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Happy New Year, Fellow Fitness Fanatics or Why I Hate New Year’s Resolutions

Okay, maybe “fanatics” is a bit strong. I wouldn’t exactly say that I am a fitness fanatic. However, I am addicted to exercise and I have been for the past three years. Yesterday marked the three-year anniversary of the launch of this blog and a polar shift in my lifestyle. I adopted better nutrition and …

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