Tag Archives: training

Get the Heck OUT!

I am a huge fan and advocate of sneaking in a workout any time, and any place possible. Thus my motto of “always keep a bag packed”. You never know when you might be able to sneak in a quickie. And quite often, that quickie might be in the gym, the basement, [...]
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Making it All Fit

Your New Year’s resolutions should be handled no differently than any other goal that you set for yourself. Those goals should be realistic and attainable. Those goals should also be written down somewhere to serve as a reminder of your commitment and hopefully you are tracking your progress along the way.  [...]
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Chasing Truths… a few words on goal setting

So it’s that time of year again. It’s time for people to take some personal inventories and set some goals for themselves for the upcoming year. Those goals may come in a wide variety but I know that many people will focus on health and fitness related goals. In many of my circles, it’s all [...]
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Function Over Flash

I have always been a gym person. Over the years I have been fortunate to have been able to associate myself with some very knowledgeable fitness professionals.
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15 Simple Ways To Improve Your Athletic Performance Right Now

This is a must read from our good friends at Hammer Nutrition.
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Resourceful Way to Remission

Three years ago, when Stephen Brown received an unexpected and fear-invoking diagnosis – cancer – he did what he does best – he got physical.
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Almost an Ironman

I know I typically post my own thoughts here, but I'll make an exception in this case. This recap of Rhonda Cohen's near ironman experience is worthy of sharing. I have known Rhonda for a numbers of years and have followed, (or dare I say helped fuel) Ronda's passion and drive along the way. She has often called me a source of her inspiration. But her story is one of perseverance, drive, and overcoming what may seem impossible - or at least unlikely. Although Rhonda slightly missed the mark with this ironman attempt, she still epitomizes everything that a triathlete stands for and remains an inspiration for many women.
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At the Shore

Greetings from the South Jersey shore. Yes, "shore" and not "beach" as you Delaware folks would say. The beach is where you go after you get to the shore. Anyway .....
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Three Wise Men

There are three individuals however who have also played a very important role in who I have become. I initially wanted to talk about their impact on my athletic life, but looking back, at least two of men also played a key role in helping mold and shape the total person that became Steve Brown.
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Slow Down and See More

One of the points that I made while speaking at the pre race pasta dinner at the New Jersey Marathon was how different your scenery and surroundings look when you run down a road versus when you drive a car down that same road.
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