Category Archives: Fitness

Run When Ya Don’t Wanna

I’m going to share some sage advice, Modern Philosophers, and I’d like you to ignore the poor grammar… Run when ya don’t wanna. Three days this week, I woke up early from my air conditioned induced slumber, to run before … Continue reading

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A Lesson In Humidity

I learned a couple of important lessons on this last day of June, Modern Philosophers: I’m not a fan of engaging in strenuous physical activity when it’s severely humid. I didn’t learn anything from that first lesson. Let me clarify … Continue reading

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On The Sixteenth Day, I Rested

After fifteen consecutive days of running, and collecting over 450,000 steps, I can finally relax and boast that I won the Wellness competition, Modern Philosophers! I can also share that I slept in this morning, have yet to collect 12,000 … Continue reading

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Eye Of The Tiger, Legs Of An Exhausted Cheetah

I’ll never be confused for Rocky Balboa, Modern Philosophers. I’m much taller, I’ve never been in a fight, and I look horrendous in star spangled banner boxing trunks. Plus, no matter how badly your ears lie to you, there is … Continue reading

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16 Days At 200K

I recently spent sixteen glorious days riding the wave of 200,000 weekly steps, Modern Philosophers. As I chronicled three weeks ago, I decided to motivate myself to kick further ass in my running program by setting a goal of collecting … Continue reading

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The Day After 10

Happy Sunday, Modern Philosophers. Since several of you have been kind enough to ask how I’m doing the day after my ten mile run, I thought I’d throw up a quick bonus post to address the issue. I’m sore. I’m … Continue reading

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10 Miles Alone With My Thoughts

I ran ten miles this morning, Modern Philosophers, and, boy, is my brain tired! Ten miles is a long time to be alone with my thoughts.  While most runners I know prefer to listen to music out on the road, … Continue reading

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