Running

Easy on the brakes!

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I was out for a nice mountain bike ride through the backwoods of Conroy Pit on a humid Saturday afternoon and I got to thinking. Shocking, I know! I realized after a while that I was applying the breaks… Read More

Is everyday a miracle or is nothing a miracle?

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Do you think the universe works for you or against you? I find how you answer that question will go a long way in determining about how happy you are in your day-to-day! I was out for a… Read More

V-log: How to start running the ChiRunning way…

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This week in my video blog, I give people a few tips to get started. I’ve been getting a lot of questions on that topic so I thought I would try to answer some this way: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpVXrtbtPjY] So… Read More

Races: So many stories out there!

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As I went for a run on Sunday morning with the lovely and talented Tania Frechette , we ran into and along the Army Run course. It was nice to see so many people out there challenging themselves and enjoying… Read More

Video blog: What makes you feel alive?

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In this week’s video blog entry, I chat about what makes me feel alive in my day-to-day: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weTkl4dzlr8] What makes YOU feel alive? I would love to hear about it! *** Are you in the Ottawa area? Would you… Read More

Esprit Duathlon Race Report, part deux: Actually content for once!

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Folks, So you heard about my day at Esprit , now it’s time to really dive into the details. Isn’t that what the people are interested in? For the first time in a long time (maybe my last Ironman races), I was… Read More

Esprit Duathlon Race Report, part one

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So I headed up to Montreal on Friday to have dinner with the family and race Esprit on Saturday morning.  The Esprit day is something to see. You have a bunch of races going on at once, sometimes… Read More

Canadian Tri Sprint race report part deux

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You got my swim and bike comments on Tuesday, not it’s time for the run and the feedback. The juicy parts! Up until the point, I was cruising on a decent ride and then headed out on the… Read More

V-log: Warming up the ChiRunning way…

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See below for some comments on warming up the ChiRunning way. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8Yp4a7NUG8] As always, I’d love to hear your take on it! *** I’m heading back coast to coast later this month: Bridgewater, NS Saturday, September 17 Halifax,… Read More

Pretty inspiring stuff…

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I just got back home from a nice (and quick) drive back from lovely Petawawa, listening to Robin Sharma’s “Guide to Greatness”. I was getting a few nuggets while just going through some thoughts of how grateful I… Read More

It’s all coming along!

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I’ve just had my best week of training in recent memory. It’s funny what a bit of focus and some hard work will do! Like I was mentioning on Facebook and Twitter , this is the lightest I’ve been since my last… Read More

A group can help your running!

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Are you lacking motivation? Are you looking to get better at one aspect of running? I find group running can help since it brings camaraderie into the picture. It makes you accountable too if you told 5 of your… Read More

Guest blog post: My Favourite Activities by Tania Fréchette

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Folks, Every once in a while I will some guest bloggers. Today we have Tania Fréchette, one of my favourite yoga teachers and a big proponent of ChiRunning!  *** Through my 21 years of running and 11 years… Read More

An update on triathlon training: A nice kick in the pants!

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Folks, See below for a quick update on my training: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09jPsMAETsI] Since I outlined some goals last week for this triathlon season, you have to hold me accountable! *** Also, for the Ottawa Valley folks, I will be… Read More

One of the big reasons I do this ChiRunning thing…

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Is to help people out. Most people love the technique, even after I’m totally honest with them and let them know it will take a while for them to get it right. I will share the feedback I… Read More

ChiRunning: I’m a celebrity! Not really…

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So my sponsor (Ford of Canada) and the lovely Kristine at Thornley Fallis set up a spot on “A” Morning last week to talk about ChiRunning and my recent race. Here is how it turned out: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_f9O93MLMM] I’ve always… Read More

NatCapTri Recap: The good, the bad and the next steps (Part II)

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I actually had a good time on Saturday at the race but see below for a few rookie mistakes that I did. There are a few, too many for an experienced person if you ask me. That’s the… Read More

NatCapTri Recap: The good, the bad and the next steps (Part I)

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So I did another triathlon on the weekend. This wasn’t planned that far ahead but I’m glad I did. I’ll tell you a few reasons why today, a few reasons I wasn’t tomorrow and what I’m planning for… Read More

Video blog: Exploring like a kid!

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In this post, I’m taking a break (taper week!) from ChiRunning tips to see what the new Ford Explorer has to offer a triathlete. Special thanks to Ford of Canada and Kristine at Thornley Fallis for making me… Read More

Video blog: ChiRunning, running like a kid, part deux

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Folks, Welcome back to another edition of my video blog. Today I’m speaking on how being in the moment can help your running and make you more child-like. Who doesn’t want to do that? [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOzhU_P4hSo] P.S. Testing out a new set… Read More

Lessons from the road: Sitting is evil!

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As I came back from a small road trip to nearby Kingston to visit my Godson and my favourite family, another lesson was quite apparent. I’ve known for a while that sitting is bad for you but recently… Read More

Video: ChiRunning: Run like a kid again!

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This week my video blog will look how ChiRunning can infuse some kid-like enthusiasm into your running. Have a look and let me know what you think! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rG7Xm7Tz8L8] Do you run the same way you did as a… Read More

ChiRunning: Lessons from an early morning run…

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Today I failed. And I’m okay with that. I missed my run yesterday (life happens) so I set out for a nice early morning run in the woods and everything was right with the world. I was going to… Read More

Absolute truth vs relative truth…

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It’s funny how I never really realized the differences between the two until recently. There are only a few absolute truths as far as I see it: death and taxes. And some people would even argue about taxes!… Read More

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