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When did we stop playing?

Playing is something I am trying to do more. My kids ask me to play all the time and I try to oblige as much as possible. I think playing is part of who we are. If I think about some of my most memorable times growing up, most involved playing in some way. But when did we stop playing?…

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UCAN product review

“MEBCAN. RITZCAN. UCAN.” Well if Meb Keflezghi and Dathan Ritzenhein, two of America’s top distance runners, can run using UCAN as fuel then it must work for me, right? While every fuel is not for every person, I have found that UCAN takes the worry about having to think what to put into my tank before and during my run…

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Running for Your Life: Steps you can take for a lifetime of running enjoyment

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST NOW! Here I talk with the gang from Trail Runner Nation about the importance of running or moving for your entire life and how you can do it. Stuff we mentioned: Candice Burt’s 200/100 daily workout Running Times Masters Runners 10-Minute Strength Circuit Book, “Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the…

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Back to Boston

  Reflect, relive, run…Boston. This year I head back to Boston to be a part of the marathon. This year is in the 119th running of the iconic event. This year it is April 20th – always the third Monday of April. Marathon Monday (Patriots’ Day) is a state holiday for Massachusetts. It celebrates the state’s illustrious history with a…

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Get off your tush!

The Washington Post has talked about it. The Centers for Disease Control have studied it. So why do people still sit and are inactive for upwards of 22 hours a day?!   Because it is what our society has gone to. There are huge lines at the drive-thru of McDonald’s and Starbucks, furniture companies are coming out with the “next…