Category: Fitness

Taking care of your heart

Let’s talk about heart health and the role of a healthy diet and an active lifestyle. I’m an active guy, eat healthy, but I’ve been doing my darndest to lower the average patient age at the cardiologist’s offices this month!   I’m no doctor, but I have a baseline understanding of physiology applied from my […]

Snow Joke Half Marathon – Seeley Lake, Montana

If you’ll recall, a few weeks ago, I outlined an aggressive plan for my 2016 running calendar, culminating in my first (now) three marathons. This past weekend, I checked off the second race and first half marathon of the year with the Snow Joke Half Marathon in Seeley Lake, Montana. This was a great motivation […]

3 Lessons Learned From My First 3 Half Marathons

Late last year, I set a goal to run a Half Marathon. After completing a few 5k and 10k races, I was hungry for more. So, this Spring, I accomplished that goal by running the Yellowstone Half Marathon. I wasn’t competitive for any medals, but I did accomplish my goal of finishing. Following that race, […]

Keep on Running – Yellowstone Half Marathon

Keep your eye on the prize. Make a goal, then set out to accomplish it! Last summer was rough after getting t-boned and totaling my pickup. I was on pace to do some serious exploring and run several races across Montana, but a back injury and physical therapy kinda placed those goals on hold. My […]

It’s Alright To Hate Hills | Don’t Fence Me In 12k Trail Run

It’s alright to hate hills… as long as you don’t give up! Also, if it’s your first race at a new distance, you automatically get a new PR, right?!? My first official half marathon is exactly one month away and training is going swell! With the season’s first race already on the books, this past […]

Woman Downs Three 72oz Texas Steaks in an Hour

As a kid, my family’s Spring Break vacations included driving to Amarillo and seeing our cattle in the feedlot. We would end up with close to 12,000 head of cattle there throughout the course of the year, so it was more than just a drive in the pasture to check on the herd. The trip […]

Winter Running, Audio Books, Better Eating

We’ve been really lucky in Montana as far as winter weather goes. Or unlucky, depending on your perspective. February has been on track to be the warmest ever for Helena, 13 degrees above average. This’ll be only the 3rd day this month we’ve remained below freezing and we’ve had several days near or above 60. […]

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