Posture, Coaching and “The Running Revolution” and Natural Talent

Ok.  I know I’m going to bounce around some subject matter here.  I’m trying to make a case for a serious study of common practices that are done on a daily basis.  I would also like to make a case for examining these practices.  For some time I’ve known that I do not have the most efficient stride.  I lean back and slouch.  Honestly, I … Continue reading Posture, Coaching and “The Running Revolution” and Natural Talent

A Hard Look at Myself

For me, looking at myself objectively is probably the hardest thing to do.  I believe that doing so is imperative however because the process of doing so inspires growth.  One thing I am not readily willing to do is to stagnate through life as my responsibilities change. Looking back at my past running results I now realize some mistakes I have been consistently making.  In this … Continue reading A Hard Look at Myself

TKD Patterns and Heart Rate

I’m still working through my martial arts patterns – the Chang-Hon (ITF) set of Taekwondo patterns as I nurse my somewhat sore lower back.  This is a result of not warming up properly before doing my morning stretches.  I wrote a post where I stated that I started doing these again a few months ago.   I mentioned in my other post that I also had … Continue reading TKD Patterns and Heart Rate

Dad’s Guide to Kid Friendly Hikes – Part Two

Here are a few more hikes that you can do with a little one. Mt. Wachusett – Princeton, MA. The closest real “mountain” to Boston.  Well, it looks like a mountain at least.  All trails on Wachusett are pretty short being in the one or two mile range.  I suggest taking the West Side Trail from West Princeton Road to the summit.  There is a little … Continue reading Dad’s Guide to Kid Friendly Hikes – Part Two

Dad’s Guide to Kid Friendly Hikes – Part One

Having a little one doesn’t mean you can’t get out and enjoy the great outdoors.  I have outlined some great short hikes in the New England area that offer a great experience for those with infants or very small children.  My wife and  I were taking my son out hiking after he was able to hold his head up which was sometime in the three to … Continue reading Dad’s Guide to Kid Friendly Hikes – Part One