Recipe : Vegan Green Dip

This is a recipe based on Catherine Newman’s Green Dip but has been veganified (all animal-based ingredients have been changed to plant-based). As someone who loved this dip for years before going vegan, I can honestly say that this version is even better! Broccoli with this dip is flat-out addicting.   Vegan Green Dip Print […]

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Suicide Pace (A Playlist)

After years of research using a series of extremely advanced algorithms, I am finally prepared to unleash a the first edition of the ultimate running playlist. It is titled… Suicide Pace The songs in this playlist span several decades but they all have one thing in common: High-Energy.  I also selected songs from various genres to keep it from sounding too monotonous. […]

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Running Marathons Can Get Expensive

One thing that I have always thought was nice about running is that is a relatively inexpensive. At least compared to sports like biking or skiing that rely on costly gear or swimming that requires pool fees, a club membership or a $50,000 pool in your backyard. However, these days I am not so sure. […]

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Training Report – Week 12 of 18

I realize that it has been a long time since my last but this Pfitzinger training plan takes up a lot more time and energy than I thought. Seriously. The Pfitz Plan makes the Higdon Intermediate Plan that I used previously seem like a walk in the park. The most I had ever run in a week […]

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Doing the Pfitz

I have decided to try a new training plan for my next marathon.  It is called the Pfitzinger 70/18 week training plan since it was developed by Peter Pfitzinger and it is an 18 week schedule and peaks out at 70 miles for the weekly mileage.  I am in week 5 however, I had to skip […]

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Minneapolis Marathon

I didn’t think it was possible but I actually completed a marathon AND 18 weeks of training with ZERO problems. No injuries, no illnesses, race day weather was flawless and I was even able to stick with the training plan from start to finish. Even more important, I had fun. The result of this good […]

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