Introducing the dailymile Team – Myself Included!

I’ve talked quite a bit on this blog about a website that I belong to called dailymile. In a nutshell, dailymile is a social training site for posting workout data, and has an interface that is similar to Facebook, with the major exception being that it is geared directly toward active people who value exercise […]

Running Shoes Sale: 15% off All Shoes at Shoes.com

I apologize for the blatant advertising here, but a sale is a sale and this is a pretty good one. Besides, I have to support by blogging activities somehow! Anyway, Shoes.com is currently running a 15% off promotion on all shoes from now until April 30th, 2010. You can click on the banner below, and […]

Winter Fitness and Running Goals – My Report Card

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Image by capegirl52 via Flickr Way back in early November of last year I wrote a post in which I set down a series of running/fitness goals for the winter. Now that Spring is just around the corner, I though it would be a good time to take a look at how well I did […]

Review of SportTracks for Garmin Forerunner GPS Watches: Great Free Program for Downloading Garmin Data

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I’m a huge fan of the Garmin Forerunner GPS watches (see my review of the Garmin Forerunner 205/305 here), and I get a lot of questions about how I access and manage data collected by these devices. I made a decision early on based upon research done on-line to use a program called SportTracks instead […]

Runblogger Podcast #13: Starting a Running Blog (or Podcast)

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This is the first in what I hope will be an informative and helpful series of posts on starting a running blog and/or podcast. As a relative newcomer to both (I’ve been doing this blog for just over a year, the podcast for a few months), I’ve been through a lot of the challenges involved […]

Training Update – The Past 12 Months

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Just a quick post to share my training progress over the past year. I’m pretty happy with the way things went through January (January was lower due to recovery from the Disney Marathon and a much needed one-week break from running), but February was a disaster due to two bouts of strep throat. With that […]

Review of Ipod Nano 5th Generation: Great Tool for Podcasting and Shooting Videos on the Run

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Last Christmas Santa Claus fulfilled my major gift request by bringing me a new 5th generation Ipod Nano to replace my old 2nd generation model. My Nano 2G had served me well for over two years, but it suffered a touchpad malfunction from an excess of sweat damage due to 1500+ miles of use on […]

Rick and Dick Hoyt – Inspirational Father-Son Story

My friend Josh (@bostoncardiovet) posted a link to a video compilation of Dick and Rick Hoyt competing in an Ironman Triathlon last night, and after a bit of poking around, I came across the one that I’ve posted below. If you’re not familiar with their story, Rick has cerebral palsy, and Dick, his father, has […]

Video Profile of Haile Gebrselassie from CNN

Just found this great series of videos profiling marathon world record holder Haile Gebrselassie (from CNN). For more, you can visit the CNN website for the series on Haile here: http://edition.cnn.com/CNNI/Programs/revealed/gebrselassie/Part 1: Part 2: Part 3:

Long Term Sitting and Weight Loss

Image via CrunchBase Quick post here to alert you to a great article recently posted on the New York Times website.  The article, written by Olivia Judson, and titled “Stand Up While You Read This!,”discusses the negative health impacts of sitting for long periods of time during the day, even if you are a regular […]

Losing Weight Through Exercise and a Healthier Lifestyle – Stories of Personal Transformation on dailymile

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Image by kastner via Flickr Last October I wrote a post on this blog about my personal story of weight loss achieved through running. In that post I mentioned a controversial article that was published in Time Magazine in early August of 2009 that questioned the efficacy of exercising to lose weight (“Why Exercise Won’t […]