Growing up on my family's cattle ranch, we always had beef in the freezer. While there were other proteins - pork from the neighbors, eggs from chickens in the barn - beef protein was always our primary choice. To be honest, I am still shocked when I meet adults who admit to never having cooked … Continue reading Can beef protein fuel strength for running?
Progress isn't linear - a concept that has been covered in many forums. A simple Google search turns up many results from inspirational and positivity sites to 1800s-era quotes from T.S. Elliot. Even President Barack Obama gets a nod, quoted as saying, "but progress isn’t always a straight line or a smooth path.” While I'm always seeking … Continue reading Consistency and Progress aren’t straight lines
Certainly a busy week! Where do I start? My second week of travel would offer more challenges and more flights. Short winter days keep me running on the treadmill as I try to fit runs in before morning and all-day meetings. Three different time zones on multiple occasions. My internal clock is a little messed … Continue reading Motivation is Overrated – This week in beef, running, and travel
You can't reach your goals if you don't get started. And two weeks in, I am sticking with it, even with challenges of work meetings and travel. Running was a bit of a challenge with icy roads for a few days, but a treadmill and audiobooks saved the day. Vision without action is merely a … Continue reading You Can’t Drown – this week in beef, running, and travel
One week of 2018 down. 51 more to go! Have you stuck with your New Year resolutions? Probably a good thing I set goals instead. This week has been filled with running, catching up on emails and it only took me 2.5 days before I had my first presentation and training workshop for the year. … Continue reading Did you already drop your resolutions?
Are you cold yet? 2018 walked right in with a cold arctic chill, dropping many states well below zero. And runners have been wrapping up. Growing up in Arkansas, I hardly knew what real cold was, but a move to Montana quickly taught me how to dress for running in colder weather. Now, I absolutely … Continue reading Running Gear for Cold Winter Running