Real Talk Wednesday: Fake It Til You Make It

There are elements of running that can be directly applied to your everyday life. For example, take running up a very steep hill. Whether you a newbie, novice, or expert running up a hill can be very difficult and depending on the where you’re at during your run, a hill could suck the life out [...]

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Take the My Healthy Challenge

Disclaimer: I am excited to be working with Eisai Inc. on the My HealthyTM campaign as it’s exactly in line with my own personal journey to lose weight and become a healthier me. Imagine that you’re sitting at the doctor’s office and the doctor says, “You’re obese and it’s not healthy for you. As your [...]

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Goal Crushed: Call Me Martinus Evans, MS

Na, Na, Naaaa, Na! Na, Na, Naaaa, Na! Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey! Good-bye master’s thesis! Sound the alarms! Sound the alarms! Somebody sprinkle confetti on me! Somebody sprinkle confetti on me! Whoop! Whoop! You know what it is… Yes, another goal crushed! What’s up goal crushers, your boy is finally done! The thesis is not [...]

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Passed Not Finished

I passed my thesis defense!! Yay I’m done, school's out forever! Not so  fast... The truth is the thesis defense is nothing more than a dog and pony show... Even though I “passed,” I still have a lot of revisions that I need to address before my advisor will turn in my paperwork... What a [...]

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Masters Thesis Defense Day

Masters Thesis Defense Day

What's up goal crushers, Today is my masters thesis defense day... A lot of preparation went into this day... A lot of long nights... A lot of early days... A lot of tears... A lot of frustration... A lot of negative self talk... A lot of positive self talk... A lot of hard work... A [...]

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Shin Splints…The Most Common Injury in New Runners

Shin Splints…The Most Common Injury in New Runners

According to a study published in PLOS One, of the 900 newbie runners followed by Danish researchers , 27% got injured in the first year of running and shin splints was the most common injury. In the article published in PLOS One, Danish researchers followed 933 newbie runners, defined as someone has not run a [...]

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29 Goals Before 29

29 Goals Before 29

Last week I celebrated my two-year Bloggerversary and my 28th birthday (Be sure that you enter into both of the giveaways). As I reflect both of these events, I thought to myself that I’m knocking on 30’s door and time waits for man! So on my birthday,  I sat at the dinner table with my [...]

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It’s My Birthday So Let’s Do A Giveaway

It’s My Birthday So Let’s Do A Giveaway

Today is the day it all started…28 years in the making! Today I am going to take the day to reflect on my life, look at my goals and reevaluate them… I have my two favorite ladies on my side, My mom and girlfriend and we're going to enjoy my birthday… When I think about [...]

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$500 Fun in the Sun Cash Giveaway!

$500 Fun in the Sun Cash Giveaway!

Welcome to the $500 Fun in the Sun Cash Giveaway! I have joined forces with an amazing group of bloggers to bring you this great giveaway. One lucky person will win $500 cash. Enter to win $500 cash via PayPal. Complete the tasks below to earn entries into this giveaway. Refer your friends using your [...]

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Happy 2 Year Bloggerversary 300 Pounds and Running

Happy 2 Year Bloggerversary 300 Pounds and Running

Two years ago, today 300 Pounds and Running went live.  I didn’t know what to expect and I definitely didn’t expect anybody to read it… I was just a fat guy trying to prove the world that I could do what I thought was the impossible…However during this journey I found that the only person [...]

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