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Feb 042016
 
Your Power Struggle (How to Acquire, Harness, and Wield Power)

Is this an article justifying your authoritarian leadership style? No, but it is an article that should help boost your power output and help you make decisions to succeed more and fail less. And by power output I don’t mean how much energy and torque you can create around your bike pedals or your hips Continue Reading «Your Power Struggle (How to Acquire, Harness, and Wield Power)»

Jan 152016
 
New Year, New Goals (Hello Opportunity)

I heard some advice a while ago that made me cringe. The advice was as follows: An individual should not set specific goals for themselves, because they risk not meeting those goals and then subject themselves to failure, a trend that many people repeat year after year. Once the goals are not achieved, the realization Continue Reading «New Year, New Goals (Hello Opportunity)»

Jan 112016
 
Offseason Training with a Purpose!

After being on a constant adrenaline high from racing all summer long, the months of September and October approach and all bike racing ceases until February. This is time for a little rest and recovery — before reflection, planning, and then dedicating yourself to winter offseason training … if you can stay motivated during the Continue Reading «Offseason Training with a Purpose!»

Nov 042015
 
Catching Up With OKC Memorial Marathon Champion Scott Downard

Scott Downard, overall winner of the 2015 Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon, takes a moment to himself after his 2:31.30 finish. Scott has come close to winning several times and was finally able to break through, even after fighting asthma through a large segment of the race. (photo by KT King, The Oklahoman)   I had the pleasure Continue Reading «Catching Up With OKC Memorial Marathon Champion Scott Downard»

Oct 222015
 
From Mundane Monotony to Moving Motivation

We all tend to get burnt out on things. With our exercise routine, this is no different. We can often struggle to find the willpower to simply begin our workout, or, even if we do manage to muster the motivation to move, we find that our typical routine that so often worked for us in Continue Reading «From Mundane Monotony to Moving Motivation»

Oct 082015
 
Three Weeks Away: Overtrained or Well-Rested?

Here we are, about three weeks away from the much anticipated Tulsa Run! Lately, I have had many runners, myself included, complain of being excessively tired. There are many reasons for this feeling, running related and not. It is quite common to have feelings of fatigue in the middle of any training cycle. The best Continue Reading «Three Weeks Away: Overtrained or Well-Rested?»