• Race

I am no longer just talking about fighting obesity in America I am doing something about it.  What am I doing about it you are asking?  Or you are saying to yourself, yes I know you are contacting at least 2 companies/organizations/persons of influence a day until obesity gets the attention it deserves and you would be partly correct. I undertook that task and sent twitter messages to Texas Gov. Rick Perry.  I sent emails to Texas Sen. Hutchinson as well as an organization in King County Washington, but it was another contact I made that ...

  • Train

Yesterday I had a conversation with my boy Juanito about swimming and what is the ideal situation to train in.  The point to the discussion was swimming in a 50 meter pool versus the 25 yard pool that I use.  His point was that you don't flip turn or make all those stops and starts when you are in an open water swim and he had a valid point.  I then raised the point that he shouldn't swim in a pool at all then and go the lake everyday for his swim training to which he scoffed at and came up with another point about swimming which was about b...

  • Race

The following article was written by one of the participants in the Marathon Makeover program that I run  If you don't know what Marathon Makeover is, please allow me a moment to tell you.  This is a 40 week program that helps turn couch potatoes into marathoners.  I started this program at the end of 2010 and the program officially kicked off in January 2011.  We are more than halfway through with eyes on the prize for October through December when the participants will complete either a half or full marathon. I hope you enjoy reading t...

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