Category Archives: Fitness

It’s Harder To Hit A Moving Target

One of the best things about going back to my regular job, Modern Philosophers, other than hanging that Mandalorian sign on my office door, has been getting to see old friends again after almost three months. The other day, I … Continue reading

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Send In All The Clones

I’ve never been delusional enough, Modern Philosophers, to believe that the world was clamoring for multiple versions of me. One Austin might actually be too many in the opinion of some, but I’m certain no one wants that number increased. … Continue reading

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Running Is The New (Human) Dodgeball

I’ve been going through the blog’s online mailbag this week, Modern Philosophers, since the interns aren’t allowed at The House on the Hill in compliance with the governor’s stay at home order. Not that they ever paid much attention to … Continue reading

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Sunshine Does Not Negate Social Distancing!

I’m a bit pissed off at my fellow man right now, Modern Philosophers. Don’t worry.  I’m probably not angry at any of you.  Unless, of course, you were out on the river walk this morning during my run. As I’ve … Continue reading

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Running To Do Something

It was a rough week at The House on the Hill, Modern Philosophers, as I tried to adapt to life in the time of the Coronavirus. Sure, the social distancing is right up my quirky introvert alley, but that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Social Distancing From Anxiety

I know times are changing because of the Coronavirus outbreak, Modern Philosophers, but some things can still remain the same. Sunday mornings are for long runs.  I’m well aware that we are supposed to be practicing social distancing, but my … Continue reading

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Where The Ice Finally Ends

Today, I discovered where the ice finally ends, Modern Philosophers, and it has given me hope. Not just hope that Spring is on its way, but also hope that life is looking up in general. Since I’m being both literal … Continue reading

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Why Am I So Weird? Part 183

Happy Sunday, Modern Philosophers. It’s time, once again, for this blog’s longest running feature, where we take another crack at trying to answer my world’s most challenging Philosophical question: Why am I so weird? Over the many years of this … Continue reading

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Coping With The Death Of My Fitbit

I’m not very good at dealing with loss, Modern Philosophers.  After years of rooting for the Jets, you’d think I’d be used to it by now, but it still gets to me. Maybe I’m an introvert because if I lock … Continue reading

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Searching For Motivation In The Snow

My love/hate relationship with running has taken on an “I think we should see other people” status recently, Modern Philosophers. Winter is always a difficult time to stay motivated with my running program.  I always used to take winters off, … Continue reading

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