Fitness Meme of the Week: “Everything is raw material.”

“Everything is material.” This is one of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever been given on how to sort through our memories, experiences, and especially our regrets. Today’s fitness meme comes from Twyla Tharp again – and her book The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life is just about required reading for…

The July Stats Report: The little engine that could.

I love the children’s story “The Little Engine That Could.” It’s one of the great childhood parables about keeping yourself moving forward, no matter what challenges lie ahead and make you wonder whether you “could” do something…if only you kept going. If you haven’t read it…or if you just want the Amazon.com Cliff Notes version,…

Tuesday Workout of the Week: Land and Sea!

Swim? Strength train? Why choose? Especially if you’re not a natural swimmer and you want to mix it up a bit so that you can still do some solid non-impact cardio while you’re waiting for the green light to start running again. This is a workout inspired by my awesome running coaches – I call…

Fitness Meme of the Week: The only thing holding you back is you

With apologies for the PG-13 nature of this particular meme, I just had to share it today, because it’s seriously relevant for me right now. I thought it might ring a bell with you too, so here it is: Here’s the deal. We spend an astounding amount of time in life wanting to change things….