Tendon Health Strategies

In my most recent blog update, I talk about my achilles challenges, searching high and low for the best approaches, and taking a measured, intentional approach to returning to health and competition. Not everyone can fly across the country to

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The Next Step

It’s no secret I’ve been dealing with some achilles stuff for quite a while. Over two years to be exact. About six weeks ago I had a breakthrough. A very high resolution MRI read by Dr. Amol Saxena found that

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I miss my dad

I knew he would die the moment he was diagnosed. So when he did, two years later, after liver cancer did its work, it felt…appropriate. The death itself was messy. I watched him gasp for air, in a coma, supposedly

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Frank Fleshman: Obituary

April 9, 1955-May 15, 2015 Frank Fleshman passed away May 15th in the arms of his wife and two children, after a two-year battle with liver cancer. A casual memorial was held at the family home with his friends and

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I’m Going to the SHORTY AWARDS!!

I bit the bullet. Whipped out the Visa. Bought me an airline ticket across this land of the free to NYC for the Shorty Awards on April 20th. The Shorty Awards are like the Oscars or Grammy’s for social media.

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Tart Cherries and Sleep

One of my sponsors for 2015 is tart cherries, which officially satisfied my college dream of “being sponsored by food.” My job is simple. To eat and drink them (which I already did), and to let people know why tart

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Cropped: The USATF #YoureWelcome Commercial

USATF just launched a commercial “You’re Welcome” about the sport of Track and Field on NBC. And while I’m thrilled to see a professionally produced track and field commercial, it highlights a problem within our governing body that hurts everyone with a

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