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Lance Armstrong Tries Beer Mile, Does Not Finish

Armstrong was invited to a local Austin beer mile event where you chug a beer every lap (every quarter mile). The former pro cyclist didn’t fare too well. (more…)

The Surprising Truth About Working Out Twice a Day

Nice article weighing in whether two-a-days are beneficial or not. Like any real complicated question with lots of variables, the answer is a resounding, “it depends.” (more…)

My Fitbit Force is Just Fine

I’m a big fan of the Fitbit. I’ve been a constant user of their beefed up pedometers and pre-ordered the original Fitbit Tracker after they were first demoed/announced at the TechCrunch50. (more…)

6 Ways Runners Stay Motivated in Colder Weather

I originally started running as a way to still workout outside when it was too cold to be moving at 18 MPH on my road bikes. So my motivation in colder weather is simply staying fit. That being said, these are good ways to stay motivated to run in the winter: 6 Ways Runners Stay […]

Completed My First Half Marathon, Ready For My Next

This time last week, well I was asleep, but in just a few hours a week ago, I was up and prepping for my first half marathon. I’ve never been much of a runner, and when a friend and co-worker and I first started talking about running a half marathon, it was kind of a […]