Trail running in Interstate Park, Wisconsin

I’m finally settling in from a long weekend of camping — deleting loads of e-mails that I’ll never read, resting off two near sleepless nights, and kicking my freshly showered feet up on the couch. It turned out to be a fantastic weekend of camping and managed to get in a little trail running, too. We went…

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My story and my new milestone: 200

I’ve finally done it — I’ve reached one of my milestone goals and weighed in this morning at 200 pounds.  When I started out this journey back in March, I topped out at the heaviest I’d ever been and that infuriated me. After a lot of discipline, exercise, eating better, and counting calories, I’ve dropped 25…

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Making strides towards a better me

It’s been about four months since I’ve started actively tracking my calories on MyFitnessPal and about three months since I’ve started running and biking to get me back into shape. Knowing me, I honestly thought that I was going to fall through on all my plans to lose a bunch of weight and fail on…

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A whirlwind of a weekend, long ride and trail run

As far as fitness goes, it was a fantastic weekend, probably one of the more active ones that I’ve had in a long time.  Independence Day — a hot and steamy day for sure — gave up a near thirty mile ride through Northeast Minneapolis down to one of my favorite breweries of all time,…

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A brief stop in Duluth for a run and some beer

Today my wife and I had to go up to Duluth to take care of some family business but took the opportunity to go running along Lake Superior. Although it was great to get out and run, the weather was hot and sticky with an occasional breeze blowing off the lake. Later I enjoyed Canal…

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