Body Positivity: The problem with training for vanity goals, why the fitness and diet industry can be toxic, why obesity is a policy failure not a moral failure, and how to approach your health and wellness.
Balancing A Career and Fitness: Training Under 20 Hours a Week
How I balance between my health goals, marathon training, coaching boxing, and having a full time career in finance.
The Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon, 10K & 5K are GOING VIRTUAL (@sanfranciscohalfmarathon) and I’m joining in as an official Ambassador! Enter any of the races individually or sign up for the “Triple” Peaks Challenge to tackle all three. You’ll receive a participant shirt and medal just for signing up. Registration opens Nov. 2nd.
Today’s share of the day is a simple hand eye coordination drill. Hand-eye coordination is really important for boxers.. I used to take our team to a place called Sensory Speed where it was all reaction and cognitive training, with things like a Dynavision board (think wack-a-mole while someone’s giving you math problems) or Fit Lights. Or they’d have these glasses you wear that shutter in and out your vision and they would throw like a green ball for you to catch with you left hand, a red ball to catch with your right, and an orange that you skip. I… Read More »Share of the Day: Hand-Eye Coordination Drills for Boxing
In 2019, I ran 3 marathons and my first ultramarathon. I cut down my training hours/miles heavily this year to keep other life priorities in check. I’m not the greatest athlete by any means, I just enjoy the challenge of pushing my limits to see what I’m capable of. I’ve found that marathon racing itself, is a marathon and not a sprint. I’m no longer looking at each race with a PR-or-bust mindset, I just look forward to each challenge with the broader perspective of how running fits into my life at that given moment. So rather than a 2020… Read More »2019 Races