Category Archives: Goals

Adding Intensity Back

  Erie Marathon has been in my rear-view mirror for over six weeks.  And I am finally adding intensity back into my running.  Why? Not that I have a race coming up.  The addition has more to do with me … Continue reading

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Off-season Should Be Pain-free

  Training can be stressful. Pains due to strain, overuse, or worst, injury, all self induced, are common symptoms associated with any kinds of physical training. After all, isn’t it the price of admission for pushing the envelopes? And most … Continue reading

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21 Mile Run – Post Marathon

  Ran 21 miles this morning. It took me 3 hours and 49 minutes, about the same duration as my Erie Marathon time.    Sounds crazy?   Nay. It was a loooooong social run in that I was accompanying a fellow … Continue reading

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“I Believe I Can Fly”

  Like the 4 minute mile barrier shattered by Roger Bannister in 1954, today Elioud Kipochoge, the reining Olympic Gold medalist, proved that the 2 hour marathon barrier is a myth.  He broke it in Vienna Austria with a time … Continue reading

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Work Your Passion

  “Do what you love” is almost a cliche. Few people work because they enjoy what they do, or that their work is their passion.  Most people work to make a living: you know paying bills, putting foods on the … Continue reading

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Getting The Job Done

  You can call me an “executor.”  Once a decision is made, I follow through regardless circumstance of hell or high water.  Maybe it’s the discipline from my marathon training, my work habit, or my personality.  Or just maybe action … Continue reading

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Don’t Hold Back

Aging has a tendency to make one conservative. You know how that works: lessons learned, experience accumulated, risk averse, wiser, yada yada . . . The reality is, I believe as we get older, our fear of getting hurt increases. … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 22 Sep 2019

We have obligation to doing what’s right, but it doesn’t always happen.  Life can trick us into otherwise.  Therefore, best to reflect what’s right periodically in terms of what aspirations we hold. For me, after the marathon each year, I … Continue reading

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Aspiration?

Is your dream dead? Are you caught up in making a living and ended up abandoning your dream? These are the questions that I ask of myself.  A self pep talk I do almost annually after my marathon. Other than … Continue reading

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The Future Is Now

  Whether the glass is half full or half empty, the reality is the same – the future is now.  Paul Kalanithi, author of When Breath Becomes Air, wrote ” Most ambitions are either achieved or abandoned; either way, they … Continue reading

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