Food, Health & Fitness

Time to Tea-tox

I’m anxiously awaiting our Teami Detox 30 day cleanse from teami. Tricia and I have been feeling a bit sluggish since we returned from Mexico. We did a little research last night, and I ordered us each the positively reviewed loose-leaf tea detox. Considering we got home four weeks ago, I suppose that vacation is […]

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Growth, Health & Fitness

The Most Challenging Hour of the Week

Growth isn’t easy. My philosophy on it is better explained here, but in short it takes serious effort and long-term commitment. I’ve been a runner for the balance of my life. Yes, I’ve fallen off of the horse a few times (and at times for quite a bit of time), but as a whole it’s […]

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Growth, Health & Fitness

Take 10 Seconds …

​ ​ … to breathe, run, thank someone, help someone, help yourself, slow it down, pick it up, catch the sun, drop the weight on your shoulders, take a walk, lend a hand. 10 seconds can change your (and another’s) day. Have a great Wednesday! Kevin

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Health & Fitness

Raising the Barre

Current mood: try new things. In that spirit, I went to Bar Method South Loop last night for a class with my girlfriend Tricia. I’m an avid runner and I’ve been looking for new cross-training options, and while I had no real concept of what barre was I did know that it involved a lot […]

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Culture, Health & Fitness

Chicago’s Lakefront: Seen on My Run

Yesterday morning I put in 10 miles on Chicago’s lakefront path with my friend Tom. We intended to run 14, but when we reached mile seven we decided that we’d had enough with the cold and wind gusts and would make up the lost mileage on our own today. I’m glad things worked out the […]

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Growth, Health & Fitness

32 Reasons Why You Should Go For That Run Tonight

You’ll sweat out the day. You’ll spare your roommate, significant other or pet unnecessary grief. Your meal will taste better. Your meal can be larger! You’ll feel better afterward (guaranteed). You’ll fall asleep more easily. You’ll sleep more soundly than a bag of bricks. You might bump into an old friend. You might make a […]

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Health & Fitness, Style

The Neck Warmer

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of participating in Lululemon’s long-weekend retreat, Run | ORD. It was a flawlessly executed event and 20 or so of us runners and fitness enthusiasts of both sexes were treated to gear, food and drink, fitness events (yoga, trail running) and new, fulfilling relationships. One of the […]

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