Exercise

What made climbing Kilimanjaro so memorable

February 29, 2016
What made climbing Kilimanjaro so memorable

Summit day. 3am wake-up. We were a mixture of nervous and excited as we talked quietly over some warm oatmeal. It was very cold and pitch black dark. We had 4,000 ft left and 7 hours to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Step by step we were making progress up the mountain. It was very […]

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The mindset it takes to make it up the toughest climb in the world

February 10, 2015
The mindset it takes to make it up the toughest climb in the world

19 days on a vertical rock wall. Sleeping in a tent hanging on the side of a mountain. Pulling yourself up on ledges that are two credit cards thin. It was a climb that many said was completely impossible. (source) (source) And having failed to make it to the top of this climb five times […]

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Is exercise the access to greater performance?

November 3, 2013
Is exercise the access to greater performance?

A few months ago, I noticed I was starting to slack on some of my workouts. I had been running but not really putting the time in for some of my workouts at the gym. I would try to squeeze in 10 minutes here and 20 minutes there and always validated reasons to cut it […]

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The 25th Hour

December 30, 2012
The 25th Hour

Time flies when you are having fun right? I happen to disagree. I think time just flies when we are busy and have a million things going on. It sure flew this last month when I didn’t get a blog post out! Some days I look at the clock only to see 5pm and wonder […]

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Full Expression with Clary Hilliard Gray

November 25, 2012
Full Expression with Clary Hilliard Gray

Below is an interview with a good friend named Clary Hilliard Gray as part of my “Follow your Passion” series. I was really struck by Clary’s story of pursuing a career she loved and how it emerged. She had a lot of courage to go after something that isn’t the typical corporate path. Hope you […]

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We do this together

September 23, 2012
We do this together

Today I had an amazing day helping with the Let Me Run Coaches Training at our office. I put together the below video to show the incredible story of my boys this past spring. It reminded me of the the importance of allowing people to experience each other for who they are. And the video […]

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Runnin Free with Devon Sibole

August 25, 2012
Runnin Free with Devon Sibole

Below is a new interview with a good friend named Devon Sibole for my series on “Follow your Passion.” Devon has a powerful story that she told me one day on a trail run in California. She really epitomizes the message I want to share with this blog series. Enjoy! Hey Devon, thanks so much […]

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24 Hours of Purpose

July 29, 2012
24 Hours of Purpose

This past spring a friend asked me to join his team for a 24 hour bike race to benefit cancer. His father had recently passed away from the disease, so I really wanted to support his family by joining the team. And I had no idea how much fun we would have along the way. […]

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Post from the Pup…Brooks

July 22, 2012
Post from the Pup...Brooks

Well Brooks has been a busy man lately.  Tons of napping and trying out all sorts of new sleeping positions.  Sometimes I would like to be as well rested as my dog.  In between all this napping he did decide to write another post.  It takes him a bit with the paws as you can […]

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