We lost half of ourselves… (Video)

Kim and I sat down to discuss what it’s like to lose half our body weight… The wins, the losses, the struggles, the extra skin… We dug deep into the good, the bad, and the ugly of extreme weight loss. Have a question for us? We’ll be doing this again soon so hit us up […]

Change isn’t Sunshine and Roses…

What makes you think you are going to be able to change without pain?! I recently interacted with someone who quit. They quit on themselves. They quit on their family. They flat out quit on everything… What did they quit over? Being uncomfortable. They couldn’t handle taking responsibility for themselves. If you want to make […]

Life Lessons from Leadville Trail 100 DNF

My biggest failure may just be my best learning experience.   I dropped at mile 69 of the Leadville 100. It was one of the hardest decisions of my life. But was it? Well, I’m not sure it was as hard as I remember it being… In the moment it was pretty easy, but I […]

5 Tips to Get Back on Track

So you had a bad day, week, month or even year… So what? Are you going to give up or will you take the first step forward toward your goals? Here’s the deal, I’ve had my fair share of bad eating days or missing workouts/runs. It happens to all of us. If someone says they’re […]

The Pain of Running 100 Miles is Nothing…

Disclosure: I wrote this within the week after my race. I have modified it with a clear mind. I’m not looking for sympathy or any other sad feelings, but many people ask me all sorts of questions and this sums up the “big” questions other than the race itself. I am still working on the […]

Buffalo Run Recap- Part 2

I’ve had a lot of people ask me what it was like during my 100. I’ve tried to process everything so I could give the most honest account I could and I’ve had a really hard time processing everything. For a while it seemed like a dream. Then it turned to a blur… It took […]

Buffalo Run 100 Race Recap (Part 1)

“My Victory isn’t crossing the finish line. My Victory is taking the next step after I want to quit.” It’s been a couple days since I crossed the finish line at Buffalo Run 100 and I’ve had a chance to reflect and think about the race and everything leading up to it. I still feel […]

Consistency isn’t one key to success, it’s the only key to success.

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle Someone posed the question to me “How do you continually get up every morning to run & workout despite the time, the weather, and setbacks?” I’ve pondered this question for many days and thought about the “right” answer. Unfortunately, […]

“Big Change the Film” Interview (Video)

I had a great chat with Jason Cohen from “Big Change The Film”. We talked about life, running, weight loss and more! Thanks for listening! Run Epic My Friends! http://www.outrunyourexcuses.com

10 Tips to Control your Holiday Feast

Don’t blow the last 6 months of progress just because you have an excuse to… We are headed into my least favorite time of year… The holidays are filled with overeating, candy, food gift baskets, parties, booze, and everything else I fight off every day… Don ‘t get me wrong, I love the positivity surrounding […]