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 […]

The Man in the Mirror…

I’ve always been afraid of who I am. I’ve always been afraid of sounding arrogant and cocky… I’ve always been scared of pushing people away. I’ve always thought people are getting tired of my “story”. So I have held back what I really think… I’ve held back how I truly feel about myself and my […]

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 […]

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 […]

6 tips to become “A Runner”

So you want to start running but don’t know where to start… I was “hanging out” with some of my online friends (because yeah, that’s how cool I am…) and someone asked how to get started running. After some discussion and my advice they seemed pretty disappointed. Isn’t that going to take a long time? […]

Halloween Hangover…

So you had a bad day… UGH! I can already feel the roughness of the Holidays upon me… It starts with Halloween Candy, moves to a huge Thanksgiving feast and then to Christmas Dinner. The overeating, the chocolate, the endless amounts of sweets. I am not looking forward to the next two months. This is […]