Breaking 2: Superhuman Speed

Last weekend Nike attempted to break 2 hours for the world record of fastest Marathon time. They took the world's fastest runners (Eliud Kipchoge, Zersenay Tadese, and Lelisa Desisa) and had them run at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza in Milan, Italy. Many years of planning went into this pursuit of breaking the 2014 world…

Running and strength training

As we begin May and as we are almost half way done with the Chicago Marathon base training, I want to take some time to share a few simple strength training exercises that are beneficial to runners in order to avoid injury and help run with better posture. A common…

Do or do not

There is no try... I spent this past weekend at Disney World where I ran the Star Wars Dark Side half marathon. And it was amazing! It was my second half marathon, but I've ran several races over the past 3-4 years. This one was definitely one of my favorite.…

Just you wait

Over the weekend, I saw Hamilton the musical. It went above and beyond my expectations, and I felt a strong connection to Hamilton throughout the musical and afterwards. I've since downloaded the music and have basically been listening to the amazing songs ever since. I know that there were quite…

Ten: a biblical number

Since January 10th, I've taken a break from social media. Starting February 1st, this break from social media will be over. A full 21 days completely off of Facebook, Instagram, Snap Chat, and Twitter. The first few days were the hardest, but now I don't even notice. If anything, I've…