Set Your Goals and Plan for Success

As the new year rolled around this time, like previous years I decided against making resolutions. To me resolutions are no more than hollow declarations of hope for the future. Perhaps a cynical view, however, I rarely see people the following year excitedly mentioning how their resolution came to fruition. On the contrary, I see…

We Are Brave

I recently had a revelation during my daily 4 AM reflection that I shared on Instagram and Facebook. I received so many comments on the posts and privately that the message was I posted was personally powerful to them and came at the perfect time. While the message could be applied to life overall many…

Ramadan Success Plan

In less than 3 days, the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, Insha Allah (God willing) with begin.  This is a time that most Muslims look forward to and consists of equal part sacrifice and great reward. My days will consist of awakening at 3:00 AM (US Central Time)  in order to eat…

Tips and Tools: Run Safely at Any Time of Day

Trying to squeeze a run into today’s modern and often busy schedule can be difficult, especially if you are limiting yourself to only daylight hours. Here are some tips and tricks to keep your safe.

The External Me vs. Internal Me

For many years, I’ve been told how calm I am. I have been in situations that would make others hysterical or act irrationally, yet I stand there, making mostly rational decisions and moving intentionally and not frantically. I would think I would be the best person to call in an emergency. I would be the…

RACE REPORT: Ironman Monterrey Mexico 70.3

On May 14, 2017, I competed in my very first 70.3 distance race, the Ironman Monterrey 70.3 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.  It has been 9 days since I competed in Ironman Monterrey 70.3 and I needed the time and distance to properly appreciate and evaluate the race, my performance and overall experience there. I…

Getting It In

Scheduling training when your a full-time everything.