Category Archives: leadership

Day 1 Week 7 – Me & The Natural Order

Rest/ Off day, no running “Do what’s appropriate,” or something similar, is a Chinese saying I have heard. Meaning as we march through life, there is a natural order of things that we fit in.  Knowing what to do and … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 6 Aug 2017

Ran 12.5 miles today and 40+ miles this week. This has been week number 6 of my marathon training. A lot of the nuts and bolts from my training I blogged about.  From active recovery to training plan, mental strategy … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 6 – Restoring Balance

1 mile warm up, 6 mile steady (8:40), 1 mile cool down, 71 degree Yesterday was a demanding day, outside of running.  External demands for my time and attention like meeting and appointment were all consuming.  Of course, it’s life’s … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 6 – Sound Body And Mind

7 mile easy (9;40) + strides For the last three weeks my marathon training has included hill sprint, steady run, stride, and fartlek for aerobic strengthening.  These workouts have increased my running intensity.  Why is that important other than more … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 6 – Keeping It Fresh

  5 mile easy recovery (10:00) Switch up the distances from 6 miles back-to-back today and tomorrow to 5 miles and 7 miles respectively.  Variation is good.  Also with today’s shorter distance, I get to concentrate on on my running … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 5 – Don’t Worry, Part 2

  14 miles, overcast, 67 degree Part 1, here. People worry.  Some more than others.  In truth, worrying is unproductive.  It robs our attention and energy away from the real important, the present moment. Psychotherapist and author Andrea Wachter explains, … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 5 – Hill Sprints

6 miles including 6 x hill sprints (10 sec) w/walk down rest & 2 min rest Today’s hill sprints was much improved as compared to last Monday.  I felt my legs’ explosive drives up the hill, engaging my short twitch … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 4 – The Digital Economy

  Rest Day, no running. Using the internet as a global platform, digital economy was introduced less than two decades ago.  Now companies like Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, Amazon, and Facebook  are household names.  They represent the top 5 players in … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 4 – Intention Of Marathoners

8 miles easy + 4 strides, 74 – 78 degrees Are marathoners gluts for punishment?  It may appear that way to the bystanders but if you ask the marathoners themselves, I bet you will get a different answer. In fact, … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 3 – Heart & Sole of Marathon Running

  Ran 8 miles w/ 4 mi steady run, 2 mi warm up, 2 mi cool down It’s week 3 already. This 20 week marathon training has been my ritual for many years.  It is like the marathon itself, seems … Continue reading

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