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?
Consistency and Progress aren’t straight lines
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
Motivation is Overrated – This week in beef, running, and travel
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 Drown – 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
Did you already drop your resolutions?
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?
Running Gear for Cold Winter Running
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