Author: McCourt Leadership

Now, I like to think of myself as an improvisational cook. Most of the time my food works out great with this method; however, baking is more of a science---screw up a ratio and the whole thing goes flat. Gluten-free and vegan baking...

[caption id="attachment_2981" align="aligncenter" width="515"] Photo by Rocky Arroyo [/caption] This past weekend marked the official start of the Ironman season with races in San Francisco, Abu Dhabi and Taupo, New Zealand. After face planting on the sand stairs and thinking she broke her nose, Heather...

[caption id="attachment_2974" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Mitchell Marcus, team manager for the Coronado basketball team suited up for Tuesday's game against rival Franklin and sank a shot. Rudy Gutierrez/El Paso Times[/caption] Just try to hold your tears back as you watch this awesome video of two high school...

I am so honored to be able to announce that this year I am part of the 2013 Trisports.com Team of Champions! Thank you readers for being part of my inspiration and support in this endeavor. I'll be wearing their cool race kit and as...

A lot of our quickie dinners are veggie burgers and salad. I thought these two salads were especially cheerful for these dreary winter days here in the Northeast. And, they incorporated leftovers, making them extra tasty. The first one used my Tuscan kale...

The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm. Aldous Huxley...

[caption id="attachment_2758" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Koko Head Crater Hike - Photo by Michael George[/caption] In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. Albert Camus ...

[caption id="attachment_2745" align="aligncenter" width="640"] 2012 - Oviedo, Spain [/caption] Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZKzGqquDNA] I must admit that flying off the treadmill is always a concern of mine so be careful, pay attention and let this quote make you smile! Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward. Victor Kiam ...

I try to mix things up in the off-season: spin classes, yoga, weight training, and basically having fun staying fit. Not that I don't do that when I'm training for an event, but now is the time to spend more time with your family,...