A friend asked me a few weeks ago, “So why do you race walk?” Hmm, there are so many ways to answer that question, I will share a few of them here. The first and ultimate answer is always “For
by Brandon Hudgins from Be You, Be Real Since Wednesday night’s #GoingtheDistanceLive podcast (which I’ve posted below) I’ve had a lot of additional questions. I have decided to write down some of the things that I talked about during the episode.
by Kibwé Johnson from Olympic athlete turned Success Coach It’s 2018. ‘New year, new me,’ and all that jazz. We’ve all done it before. If you’re anything like me, you’re already pretty comfortable with the person you are in this moment.
Yesterday was Global Running Day, a day to celebrate running, share your passion for the sport of running, and to inspire others to get moving. From the Global Running Day site, “Participation is easy—just pledge to take part in some
from Giving the Glory There’s a light at the end of the tunnel. That’s how I started to feel about my running this month. For the first time in about six months I logged a couple of runs at a
from Be You, Be Real I have to admit I may have found the most irrational fear imaginable. Over the last few days I noticed an anxious feeling I couldn’t quite place. After some careful examination, I realized I was
They say time heals all wounds, and a horizontal gluteal crease incision from hamstring repair surgery is no exception. Now 2 weeks post-op, things are slowly progressing forward. I had my first follow up appointment on August 1st, 11 days
from Mio Global Blog One thing that every athlete shares is their battle with motivation. We all battle physically when we pursue our goals, but we also endure mental warfare. “Falling off the Wagon” happens to elite, professional and recreational
We had been sitting next to each other on my long flight home after two years of living in Austria. He told me about his adult children – an engineer, a doctor, a lawyer. I told him about my life as a student,
Along with a couple hundred other Americans, I am 9 days out from a race I have been preparing for for the last 4 years. No pressure. The week of the 2014 US Marathon Championships at Twin Cities Marathon, I was