Monthly Archives: July 2012

Run, Cycle or Walk – The Best Ways to Discover New Places

In my past life I traveled often. On any given weekday morning I would wake up in Washington, DC, Muskegon, Wisconsin, Austin, Texas or San Diego to begin my day. The one thing that kept me grounded during that hectic … Continue reading

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Plugged-in and Unstressed

This week I disengage—I trade-in my laptop, desktop and cell phone for books, bike, beach chairs, coolers, magazines, Frisbees and Guinness. Sea Isle City, New Jersey; eleven of us—kids, grandkids, wives, significant others and whoever else drops by. Relax, no serious … Continue reading

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Six Miles of Truth – Check the Mirror

A marathon is more than a race, it is a test—a test of fortitude, tenacity and will. A training program can prepare a runner for the first phase of the marathon—the first twenty miles—but finishing a marathon requires more than … Continue reading

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The Train to November – Prepare For A Marathon Without Killing Yourself

Many years ago I wrote an article based on the premise that you don’t have to be superhuman to run a marathon. My theory was that a reasonably well-conditioned athlete could complete a marathon with a modest amount of additional training. … Continue reading

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Access Your Energy – Try le Tour

“What I look forward to is continued immaturity followed by death.” – Dave Barry Another year slipped by recently—my fifty-eighth if you must know; or as my brother likes to remind me, closer to sixty than fifty-five. I look at … Continue reading

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