Monthly Archives: June 2012

The good and the not so good: #Tremblant70.3 race recap

According to the announcer, I did it (the 70.3 equivalent of “You are an Ironman”)! That’s a good thing… It was definitely an experience. I signed up for this race six months ago or so since the rest of my … Continue reading

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You always remember your first time!

I’m less than a day away from doing another 70.3 (Half Ironman for those not familiar with the Ironman lingo). And the logo to the right says it all… I still remember my first one like it was yesterday. The … Continue reading

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Can #ChiRunning be useful for short distances like a 5k?

I taught Intro to ChiRunning workshops on both days this past weekend. Not only did we get unreal weather, I also had the pleasure of teaching two wonderful groups. One of the participants on Saturday emailed on Sunday with this … Continue reading

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What is a #TweetUp?

When I tell people about one of my favourite subjects these days (tweetups), I usually get the same response: What is that? So I thought I would answer it once and for all! Okay, maybe not but here is my … Continue reading

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Is science flawed?

I must admit. I’m a geek. I read a lot of articles, most of them on running, and most of them refer to studies. And some of them contradict each other. Interesting… So is science flawed? How can midfoot striking … Continue reading

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What is #minimalist running?

I often get that question so I thought I would provide a brief answer. In really short terms, it’s more than just the shoes! One caveat, if you’re trying to adapt to a minimalist running style, make sure you take … Continue reading

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Book review: #Unmarketing by Scott Stratten

Do you enjoy being marketed to or being beat over the head with marketing messages? I didn’t think so…. I recently finished the great book outlined above and it’s all about going back to basics in the marketing world. The concept … Continue reading

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