The rails of possibility and limitations

Every day of your life people tell you what you can and can’t do. Parents, spouses, children, doctors, teachers, and bosses all exist to tell you what is possible and

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Wet Wipes for Athletes-Action Wipes

Anyone who has run a marathon, cycled a long race, or camped in the woods for 10 days will tell you wet wipes are the bang! Wet wipes are small,

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Looking Forward to 2009

As I look back on 2008, I had it pretty good this year. 10 years of marriage under my belt Gabriel and Isabella are both healthy and doing well in

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David Goggins Ultramarathoner Video-limit of the human spirit

David Goggins Ultramarathoner I found this video on facebook of all places: Titled marathon videos. David, who is also a Navy Sealcompleted the Mcnaughton 150 mile ultra-marathon in 33 hours.

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New Kal-Haven Trail link up to Downtown Kalamazoo

The Kal-Haven Trail Link up to Downtown Kalamazoo Runners and cyclists rejoice, a new low traffic route is available from downtown Kalamazoo. Right near Westnedge ave, the trailhead can be

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The meditative state of Running

The qualified state of bliss from Running Any runner will tell you that if you get moving, putting one foot in front of the other in rapid succession, your brain

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Kalamazoo Runner’s Pub Crawl-Running for Beer

Running For Beer My friend and neighbor Bill, had an ingenious idea Friday evening. The Runner’s Pub Crawl in Kalamazoo. We suited up Friday after work and plotted our course.

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First 4 mile run since hernia repair in April

First Four Mile Run after hernia repair I tore my tendon 5 weeks after my hernia repair surgery at my first Ultimate Frisbee game of the season. I was able

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Mysteries of the Human Anatomy-Inguenal Hernia

Four weeks after my initial physician visit, I went in for another consulation with my family doctor. My family doctor, another runner, performed a hernia examination. His immediate conclusion was

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Injury 2008 Marathon Delayed

At the beginning of February my marathon training program was going really well. My miles had been creeping up steadily and I hadn’t been injured. My hamstrings were taught as

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