half marathon

You may have noticed that the “running” part of Fueled By Running has been absent. When 2017 began, I told myself that my main focus was going to be on weight loss. I let myself go over the course of a couple years and I wanted to get myself back to my prime shape. To […]

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Last weekend, Angela and I ventured up to Dallas for the Rock and Roll Dallas 5K and Half Marathon. I was excited because I really like the race as well as I got a chance to hang out with friends. We arrived Friday night and really didn’t do much. Saturday morning, we participated in the […]

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We’re back from our time in Baton Rouge. I have to say that this year was hands down my favorite visit to Baton Rouge yet. Usually, I get sick during the weekend but luckily I held that at bay for the first time in three years. This time, we had our friends Tyson, Missy and […]

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Strength Training Journal: *Weight in pounds lifted are shown in [brackets] Monday (Lower Body Day): Back squat: 3 sets of (3,4,6+ reps) [260,245,230] Romanian Deadlifts: 3 sets of 6 reps [225 X3] Tuesday (Upper Body Day): Bench Press: 3 sets of (3,4,6+ reps) [175,165,155] Push Press: 3 sets of 6 reps [100 X3] Facepulls with External […]

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For the past week, I’ve been really thinking about what I have been  doing for the past few months. Unfortunately, I’ve realized that in terms of goals that I’ve really done nothing. I’ve been driving on a road to nowhere. Most of us don’t really set goals. We just live our lives with no clear […]

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For the past month, I’ve been doing Crossfit and I have to say that I’m really enjoying the experience. I talked about my first week of Crossfit earlier this month. I will talk about my overall experience next week. The human body and mind are an amazing piece of engineering. We take for granted what […]

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I’ve had a horrible time dealing with the issue of an absent friend. I’m not going to go into details because it still stings a bit. What this issue has lead me to believe is this: Surround Yourself With Greatness. What do I mean by that? It means to keep people in your life that […]

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This past weekend, Angela and I ventured up to Tyler, TX to run the Tyler Rose Half Marathon & Marathon. It’s a race that I didn’t do last year but I tagged along. Last year, there were a group of us just having a fun weekend. We hung out, ate, chatted over many hours and […]

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The last time I posted a blog post was exactly two weeks ago. So, where have I been? I had to take a bit of a break from a lot of stuff going on. My days have been consumed with strength training in the mornings, marathon training/cross training in the evenings. It started taking a […]

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Today is July 1st, 2014. We are now rapidly approaching the second half of 2014. What can I say about 2014 so far. It’s been a roller coaster. A lot of ups and downs. January started with a high. (Louisiana Marathon) It was my first time doing that race and I had a lot of […]

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