Category Archives: we run and ride

Nike Hijab and other fashion wonders

I love that Nike is coming out with clothing for Muslim women who want to compete in sports but maintain their religious tradition by doing so in Hijab. I watched a program about a women’s soccer team that wore less … Continue reading

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Hanging with the twenty-somethings

  With the Cudworth-Astra wedding coming up in May, everyone in our household is knocking out workouts to get in shape for the dresses and tuxedos we’ll be wearing. The treadmill in the workout room has gotten quite a bit … Continue reading

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Under a coyote moon

Running at twilight in the wintertime is a beautiful thing. Snowbanks slowly turn blue. The last burst of sunlight leaks out on the landscape before true dusk falls. In January, when the night is clear, a starlike planet or two appears in … Continue reading

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When you’re feeling gassed

Last night I just took a night off. The week had been full of workouts already. Morning swims on both Monday and Wednesday. Cycling all three days. Some hard riding, some easy. So I was feeling a bit gassed by … Continue reading

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Open water confessions

One of the benefits of training for a triathlon with a club is the motivation of shared experiences. Whether you’re an expert able to give advice to a beginning athlete, or someone starting out who is eager to learn, training … Continue reading

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The secret to love what you’re doing when you run, ride and swim

Motivation is the power source of all performance. Without motivation, there is no will to work. Without the will to work, there is no progress. Without progress, there is no achievement. And without the potential for achievement, there is no real … Continue reading

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Those days you wake up determined not to fail

By Christopher Cudworth The world’s greatest wisdom comes from sources as seemingly polarized opposites. We’re talking about the worlds of both scripture and science. For example, the Bible shares this gem about self-discipline. 1 Corinthians 9:24 [ The Need for Self-Discipline … Continue reading

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It’s 3:00 a.m. Do you know where your thoughts are headed?

It seems everyone has their occasional 3:00 a.m. wakeup call. Your mind wakes up even when your body still wants sleep. So you lie there trying to find a position that will lull your mind back to sleep. But it’s just … Continue reading

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From whence we came

Did you ever try to figure out how you came to be the person you are now? Perhaps the process starts when you read a particular book that sets off the process of consideration. From there you might delve into … Continue reading

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Boyfriend Points and more

Wouldn’t it be funny if girlfriends had scorecards by which they could grade their boyfriends or husbands on their day to day performance? Can you imagine? For starters, let’s talk to the Ladies. What type of things would you put … Continue reading

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