January 2010

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Deciding & Committing are Different Things

This is POST 20 of my “fitness journey.” For backstory, see Post 1,
Post 2, Post 3, Post 4, Post 5, Post 6, Post 7,Post 8, Post 9, Post 10, Post 11, Post 12Post 13,Post 14, Post 15, Post 16, and Post 17,Post 18 and Post 19.]
For more than three years, I decided — every [...]

“Check the lunchbox for $1 million notification”

“Check the lunchbox for $1 million notification”

I learn from our three young sons every day. Not only of the various new strategies in their math homework, but in the most important ways.
Like how to look at something we take for granted and see its wonder. (A rock found by the trail on a hike, the way a leaf hangs from [...]

Matt Sissman talks about his training for the Leadville 100, and the experience

Typically I use this “fitness” space to share my progress, challenges and goals.
This time I have a special treat, though: A video blog of a conversation I just had with Elemental Training athlete Matt Sissman, of Lander, WY, who last August completed the Leadville 100, a 100-mile, high altitude trail race. He was kind enough [...]

10-Month Fitness Update – or, Debunking a Myth: Girls Can Get Stronger AND Smaller

10-Month Fitness Update – or, Debunking a Myth: Girls Can Get Stronger AND Smaller

This is POST 19 of my “fitness journey.” For backstory, see Post 1,
Post 2, Post 3, Post 4, Post 5, Post 6, Post 7,Post 8, Post 9, Post 10, Post 11, Post 12Post 13,Post 14, Post 15, Post 16, and Post 17 and Post 18.]
I’m an athlete-client of trainer Steve Bechtel, of Elemental Gym, [...]

2010 Fitness Goals Video Blog

This is POST 18 of my “fitness journey” blogging. For backstory, see Post 1,
Post 2, Post 3, Post 4, Post 5, Post 6, Post 7,Post 8, Post 9, Post 10, Post 11, Post 12Post 13,Post 14, Post 15, Post 16, and Post 17.]
Here is a video of my conversation with personal trainer Steve Bechtel, [...]