2017 in Review

2017 can be easily described as the year of the update and finding roots for business.  Due to academic and entrepreneurial reasons, I did participate in very many running events. Something that hurt my ego somewhat....but I was committed to updating my credentials ...

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All Good Things…MAT® Program Finale

Plano, Texas - I have made more trips to the Dallas Ft Worth (DFW) area, aka, the Metroplex, more times than I can remember in recent memory. Now, at the onset of what will be my final time as an introductory student, I ...

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OKC Memorial Marathon Weekend Recap

Oklahoma City, Okla. - What a weekend! Beginning in Bricktown (for me) and ending at the OKC National Memorial, so many things happened this weekend. In typical Oklahoma fashion, the weather was unpredictable, and it made for some "cool" experiences on both Saturday ...

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World Debut Weekend

    OKC Memorial Marathon Expo attendees will be the first in the world to demo VERT's G-VERT Run App Feature   LAUDERDALE, FL – USA TODAY SPORTS Active Alliance, a network of the finest full and half marathons across America, unveils VERT’s G-VERT ...

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Confessions of an Overtrainer

"You cannot outwork a bad diet." If you are like me, if you begin to hear or read the same message from sources that have nothing to do with each other, you start to pay attention. For me, that's a sign that I need ...

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Isometrics: The Forgotten Source of Strength

List assembled by Brad Thorpe, RTSm, Isophit Inventor   ISOMETRICS /īsəˈmetriks/ noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction iso·met·rics \ˌī-sə-ˈme-triks\ exercise or a system of exercises in which opposing muscles are so contracted that there is little shortening but a ...

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Tied to Our Mission: My OKC Memorial Drive

In January, I attended a meeting at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.  The venue held the first meeting of the year for the Land Runners, the running club I joined last year. While there, we were given the vision for the 2017 and ...

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USA TODAY Sports Active Alliance 2017 Tour!

The time has arrived! 2017 marks the second year of the USA TODAY Sports Active Alliance's tour. The tour is a robust network of the finest full and half marathons across America.  From this point forward, there are events on the calendar between April ...

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Fitness Success: Can You Afford Your Workout?

There are a plethora of exercise routines and trends out there to try. This can lead to a variety of questions, - Which exercise routine(s) do you do? - Which one will provide you the results you are looking for? - Do you perform the exercises ...

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Creating Fitness Success: The Evaluation

2 weeks ago, I spoke on laying a foundation by planning to succeed.  This project management for fitness is known as Periodization. Now that big picture has been laid down, I'm looking to go back to the beginning and focus on what should occur ...

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