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Top Ten: Things I’m grateful for…

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Folks, Following up to last week’s video blog on having a bad day , see below for my top ten reasons why I’m grateful in my day-to-day. Please enjoy and comment! My health: It’s nice to be able to enjoy life everyday without constant pain…. Read More

Video blog: Carry water, not tension

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With summer fully upon us now, try to carry water, not tension on your runs. When you’re running in warm weather, make sure you follow the ChiRunning principles and carry water efficiently. See the segment above for all the… Read More

Video blog: Having a bad day?

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Folks, See below for the latest installment of my video blog. It’s been a bit, so sorry about that. This one is to help if you’re having a bad day.  Not that you should be getting those often… Read More

Going against the grain

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American poet Robert Frost quotes “I took the road less traveled by, and that has made all the difference”, I remember hearing something like that when I was young. I just didn’t understand what he was talking about…. Read More

Do you really want to know what you look like?

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If you want to improve as a runner, the right answer rhymes with yes… One of my favourite tools to use with my clients is video analysis. It’s not always welcome though. I remember doing a session with… Read More

Another weekend, another city…

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As you’ve probably figured by now, I like to travel. Quite a bit. One of the many reasons I became a ChiRunning instructor was that the instructor’s course was in San Diego. In November. What more can you… Read More

So far, so good in BC

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I’ve had a great time so far enjoying all that Beautiful British Columbia has to offer! I’ve been spending some QT with the Mom’s, enjoying nature through trail running and hiking and even doing some wine tasting at… Read More

Video blog: Discomfort can be a good thing…

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In this week’s edition of the video blog, I’m talking about how being comfortable can be a bad thing. Click on the video for all the details. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULTlZQ-xKsc] *** Also, after I get back from BC next week,… Read More

What are you afraid of?

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Spiders? Public speaking? The chair at the dentist? For the majority of folks, I would assume all of the above. And I’m like most people, except I actually like public speaking. A lot. I’m currently reading “Secrets of the Millionaire… Read More

Video blog: What to look for in a running shoe

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Folks, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about shoes recently so I put together this quick video to give you some tips on how to pick the perfect shoe for you! *** The tour is continuing! I… Read More

Consider yourself lucky…

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To be reading this! Not because it will bring you riches or that I’m incredibly wise. Consider yourself lucky to have the skills,the tools, the time and the drive and interest to be reading my blog. You’re already ahead of… Read More

Do you bring value?

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I was just listening to another great audio CD last night driving back from a friend’s house when an interview came on about value. It got me thinking, which is not hard these days… I find I bring… Read More

Video blog: Partnerships

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Folks, See below for the latest installment of my video blog. Today I’m talking about partnerships and what to look for in them. Sorry about the attire but I was a meeting this morning to create one of those partnership… Read More

I love you Yellowknife!

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What a great few days spent in the great Northwest Territories. And like my homeboy MLK, it all started with a dream. A dream and a friend we call Sexual Chocolate… A few months ago my friend Mark… Read More

Looking back…

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It`s funny, I`ve been hanging out with some friends from university who remember me as a 300lbs football player. They always ask me how I became a runner. I tell them it was something that didn`t really happen… Read More

I made it…

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After a few flights and maybe one close call, I’m finally here in Yellowknife! Since it’s not really next door and there are only a few flights daily to Yellowknife, I had to make what people in the… Read More

Video Blog: Why I heart Yin Yoga

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Folks, See above for the latest installment of my video blog. Today I’m switching it up and talking about why I love Yin Yoga so much! *** I’m getting rather excited! As part of the ECinc Cross Canada Tour… Read More

Your breath should be your best friend

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And I’m not talking about your minty fresh breath with Scope! I’m talking about breathing in general. Along with shoes, breathing is one of the of the questions I get the most. I found I learned a lot… Read More

Cette fois ci, en francais!

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Certaines personnes m’ont demandé de faire quelques commentaires dans la langue de Molière… Alors, tada! Je ne donne pas de cours en français présentement, mais j’ai souvent des francophones dans mes ateliers. Le dernier atelier que j’ai présenté… Read More

Like a hug from Mom…

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We had another Monday night drop in session , but this one was a chilly one! It was a smaller turnout than last week’s 50 or so but it’s nice to see some diehards come out (some with their mitts and tuques tonight) rain or shine…. Read More

How do people change?

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In my humble opinion, awareness is the greatest agent for change. You also need a desire to change, but if you don’t have an awareness of where you are, it’s hard to find that desire. I was doing… Read More

Does form matter?

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That’s what Runner’s World asks this month in this great article . If you’re a follower of this blog or know me at all, you know I would say a big YES! I love it since it highlights what I’ve… Read More

The shoes? It’s gotta be the shoes!

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Shoes is one of the topics I get asked the most when I do talks or teach workshops. In the running world, t’s almost as controversial as stretching! My advice with shoes is as follows: 1) Less is… Read More

Women are taking over the world…

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Well the running world anyways! ;) As per some recent Running USA stats (looking at registrations at races over the past few years), women are slowly taking over the racing sport of running. For the time ever, more women are entering road… Read More

The importance of down time

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Folks, I hope you had yourselves a nice long weekend! I sure did. A bit of fun outside, a bit of work and some great fun with friends. I headed to the GTA for a workshop in Markham… Read More