October 19, 2019

It’s amazing how much data there is from a simple blood draw. With InsideTracker, a quick and easy blood draw is transformed into careful analysis and customized recommendations on how to improve areas that need work.

I have been using InsideTracker for several years no...

September 15, 2019

When I went to Outdoor Retailer this past summer I was blown away by the sheer number of vendors promoting nutrition products, sports gear, hiking equipment, camping gadgets and virtually anything you might need for an adventure.

I picked up samples of protein bars, sun...

September 2, 2019

Over the summer, I have revved up my training for my first 100-miler this November. As I have loaded up the miles, my body has needed proper recovery with healthy foods. At the same time, I was grateful to be selected to try various products from PlantFusion.

The compan...

June 19, 2019

When it comes to watches for ultra runners, is there any more desired feature than a long battery life? Sure, accurate data is a must — but that is a given. And runners have their own personal preferences for other features.

For me, I found my frustration rising during...

June 2, 2019

Four days after my first Boston Marathon and amid my three highest-volume training months ever, I had my blood tested by InsideTracker. I was interested in learning how my body dealt with the physical stress so I took the test about three months after my previous blood...

May 30, 2019

Brock Cannon recently won his second ultra marathon in a row. That’s a solid accomplishment especially for an ultra runner who only got serious about the sport just three years ago.

In fact, Cannon  posted recently on his Facebook page that someone told him after the vi...

May 24, 2019

As a masters endurance athlete who has completed more than 25 marathons and ultra marathons, I require more protein than most other people my age. In May, I completed my first 100K at the Ultra Race of Champions (UROC), which followed my first Boston Marathon in April.


May 18, 2019

Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends
mm, I get high with a little help from my friends

I got by, for sure, and it was high up in the mountains of Virginia a week ago when I completed my first 100K at the Ultra Race of Champions (UROC). It was by far the most...

May 8, 2019

I am in taper mode for my first 100K, the Ultra Race of Champions (UROC) this coming weekend. It's been a long training season with a lot of miles and time on my feet.

In fact, the past three months have been my highest mileage months ever. In March, I ran 259.9 miles,...

April 3, 2019

I’ve always been a hat guy. When I was a young boy, I wore hats so frequently, my mom recalls times when I would try to sleep with one on.

As I have gotten older, I have become more picky about my hats. I want a secure fit, especially when living in Indiana, which recei...

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Evolving from injured runner to BQer

Marathon Training Academy podcast hosts Trevor and Angie Spencer discuss how Angie's training has helped me improve my marathon PR by 28 minutes, earn a BQ and conquer ultras.


Trails, coaching, diet  
and a whole lot more

Ryan Clayton welcomes me to his podcast where we cover topics from road and trail running to coaching to nutrition/diet to ambassadorships.


'Keep moving the goal line so you always have goals to work toward.'

Breaking the Barrier podcast host Andrew Lorenzo and I talked about goal setting and achieving.


'I am able to recover better from through an almost entirely plant-based diet.'

PlantTrainers hosts Adam and Shoshana Chaim discuss my evolving diet, endurance running and offer tips on how to become 100 percent plant-based.

My First Ultra host Scott Jones and I discuss my debut and lessons learned at the Buckeye 50K in Ohio.

'My fifth-grade teacher called me  molasses.'


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