Lessons from Camp: Part Deux!

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I’m now back from my little triathlon training camp in Pinehurst, North Carolina. It was tough to get back to reality yesterday after having some great times all around all week long. Great weather and some decent mileage… Read More

#ChiRunning101: Relaxed ankles

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In this week’s edition of ChiRunning101, I’m talking about how to relax your ankles so you can change the mode of propulsion. Have a look! [youtube=] So try to make sure your toes are pointing down in between… Read More

ChiRunning 101: Feet

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In this week’s instalment of ChiRunning 101, I chat about how concentrating on your feet when you run can be a bad thing: [youtube=] So next time you’re out running, try to relax your lower legs by not… Read More

Is there a natural way to run?

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I caught the CBC’s “The Perfect Runner” last week on “The Nature of Things with David Suzuki”. Great documentary on how humans have survived and have evolved to become the perfect long distance runner. It was very similar… Read More

#ChiRunning101 V-log: Posture

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Here is my first instalment in the ChiRunning 101, where I’m talking about the importance of proper posture in running form. So next time you’re out for a run, try to build the awareness when your foot hits… Read More

Wanna be a genius?

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Folks, Another week, another audiobook collecting dust. I just finished David Shenk’s The Genius in All of Us . Great book with lots of data and case studies. Also very uplifting for folks to know that genius is not something you’re born with, it’s something you… Read More

Video Blog: Spring Warning!

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Folks, With some spring-like temperature recently, just make sure you’re slowly bringing up your mileage. I know it’s not easy but try to resist the urge, your body will thank you later! [youtube=] I will bring you the first… Read More

Introducing my new v-log series on ChiRunning 101

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Folks, I’ve been thinking about a good way to get some tidbits across on ChiRunning and came up with the idea of a weekly video blog post about various aspects of the technique. Here is the intro: [youtube=]… Read More

Anyone else have the February blues?

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It’s been a weird February to say the least. I’m not on here to complain but like my buddy Scotty says, people should keep it real! It’s been a long month for me and I’m not just talking about the leap… Read More

Wow, what a year it’s been!

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I recently got a notice that said that I just hit my 15oth post. Not bad for my first year as a “blogger”… I’ve really enjoyed sharing myself, my experiences and what little I know over the. It’s… Read More

Running tips from around the world!

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See below for some tidbits, blog posts and articles that caught my eye recently. It’s a worldwide edition! From the UK, here is an article that explains the correlation between height/weight and speed. It has an interesting look at many marathon champions over… Read More

Getting water out of your ears (aka, the K.I.S.S. principle)

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A few years ago after a weekend-long swim camp I ran into one of the coaches in the shower after another gruelling session. Guys being guys, we made small talk so it’s less awkward when we shower under… Read More

Lessons in physics on a Wednesday night…

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One of the greatest lessons I got out of ChiRunning is awareness. I’ve learned a lot over the past few years just by doing nothing more than paying attention. I got a few lessons on an otherwise normal Wednesday night…. Read More

I did it! #31in31 challenge report

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I’ll admit it, some days I wanted to just get on the couch and watch some more Entourage. The weather, the darkness, the comfy couch… But without a fail, every time I set out for another run in January, I… Read More

Bittersweet week…

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It’s supposed to be true that for every door that closes another one opens but sometimes I still doubt it. I don’t want to be a Debbie Downer or Negative Nancy but sometimes it’s not easy to give… Read More

Thankful to be able to share my views…

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I’m very thankful for every public speaking engagement I do. I’ve been blessed as I’ve only been doing these gigs for the past few years and they are already multiplying. I love to be able to share my… Read More

A lovely weekend, the Martime way!

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I spent a great weekend in Halifax where I was presenting and an exhibitor at the Optimyz Live Health Show. Good times! I did a talk about triathlon on Saturday and ChiRunning on Sunday, following the likes of… Read More

What makes you feel hardcore?

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I just came back from a wonderful 10k run in this lovely weather. It was glorious even if most people don’t think running would be enjoyable in near -30 weather in January. It kinda made me feel hardcore. It’s… Read More

New ChiRunning promo video: What do you think?

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Folks, I just received the final version of my new ChiRunning promotional video and I wanted to know what you thought. I’m a bit biased but I like it a lot. Kudos to Lara and Anthony from Do More Video …. Read More

Let’s get excited!

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I’m just in a personal development session on social media with the new firm . This is great, especially with having colleagues in all kinds of places when it comes to social media, coming together to discuss and interact. I… Read More

Guest blog post: Stretching with Dr. Isaac Cristoveanu

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As a chiropractor I spend much of my day treating musculoskeletal pain. Sometimes this pain is due to an athletic injury, sometimes it is due to a work injury, and sometimes symptoms will appear seemingly without cause. There… Read More

V-log: New year, new beginnings…

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Folks, It’s been a while but see below for a new video blog entry and some wonderful wishes for 2012! [youtube=] *** We got some pretty good uptake for the #31in31 Challenge. Check out the FB page I created for the challenge  for all the details,… Read More

A little balance goes a long way…

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I’ve been lacking balance the past few months and my body (and the scale) has been feeling it. The past few months have been extremely busy and I’ve been neglecting my body and my health. I love business lunches… Read More

Some running tidbits…

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Here is a good blog post from the New York Times about running and older folks. Some good and some bad! Great stuff none the less… Apparently you don`t lose your running economy as you age but you do get more… Read More

Happy Holidays!

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Folks, I wanted to take this moment to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. I hope this blog entry finds you and your family in good health and good spirits. 2011 has been a great one… Read More