I sat down to write my weekly training blog about speedwork, then my year and a half old computer shut down on me for no reason for the sixth(?) time in the last two weeks. So after spending nearly two hours trying to figure out what was wrong, fixing the problem and completely reinstalling some programs I decided to write about something that I have been thinking about a lot lately, technology vs. the human body (hopefully I will be able to continue with my speedwork blog next time,…Continue
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Last week I had the pleasure of attending TEDxMileHigh up in Denver. TEDx events are the regional off shoot of Ted.com, who's tagline is "Ideas Worth Spreading". I've been hooked on watching TED for about 2 years now, so it was sort of a dream come true to be in row 4 of such an event. Bonus: the networking group I started, Denver Young Professionals, was a partner of the event and one of our members....it's founder.
I've been a big fan of TED because it's about…Continue
Train your core and the rest will follow. The best advice that any coach or trainer can give an athlete, or someone just looking to loose some weight and get a little healthier is to start with your core. All of our movements from activities of daily living to advanced athletic maneuvers begin with our lower back and abdominal muscles. The stronger your core muscles the better your balance, the more endurance you will have for long distance sports, the quicker you will be able to react or…Continue
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Matt Carpenter makes his way across one of the narrow "elements" at the Wind Walker ropes course at Cave of the Winds. Below right, Brandi Lock, Cave of the Winds staff member, hangs out on the cantilever section of the Wind Walker. Below left, Kyla Carpenter, 8, Matt Carpenter's daughter, showed her dad how it's done.
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Mark Twain once said, "I can live for two months on a good compliment." For me? A compliment a day keeps my blues away. But hey, if someone wants to pay me compliments more often than that, I'm not one to complain.
You see, I'm a "Words of…Continue
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This comes from Robert Mitchell at the UpaDowna website
Weight: 6 lbs 5 oz
Floor Size: 7′6″x 4′11″
Eureka’s website says it…Continue
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The Garden Training Runs, hosted by the Pikes Peak Road Runners, begin tomorrow (Tuesday, April 5) at 6 a.m. and will go each Tuesday and Thursday through June 9. The goal is to prepare for the Garden of the Gods 10 Mile Run on June 12.
On Thursday, the Incline Club…Continue
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