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No. More. Excuses.

Excuses are Like Opinions, & You Know What They Say About Opinions…

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”

~Arthur Ashe

How many times have you wanted to do something (running or otherwise), but didn’t because you weren’t ready to start today or didn’t have all of the tools/knowledge you’d need to get the job done or because the something just seemed to be too much?

You don’t have to publicly shame yourself today, but it’s worth thinking about all of the times we’ve made excuses to stop us from taking action towards our goals/dreams/desires.

Actions Trump Excuses. Every. Single. Time.

Since I talked to Gary Stotler for the podcast a few weeks ago, I’ve been thinking about some of the parts of his journey.

Remember how he said it took him 18 months to take his first running steps?

18 fricking months! Are you kidding me?

When he got started on his mission to turn his health around, he didn’t waste time making excuses.

No. More. Excuses.

No. More. Excuses.

Gary started where he was. Read more

How I’m Going to Take the (Virtual) Running World By Storm in 2015

I’ve had a love/hate relationship with New Years Resolutions for a number of years now.

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Calvin and Hobbes. Classic…

For most of my life, I really thought the idea of making resolutions was ridiculous. My thought had always been that deciding to do something positive for your life/health was too important to wait for a new year to begin. Also, there is a lot more pressure to keep your resolutions than there is to continue the good habits you decided to implement on a random day in April, July, October, or whenever else you decided to start.

So instead of waiting for a new year to get started, why not focus on bettering yourself every day? Read more