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An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head. Emil Zatopek...

I love to make treats to share with friends at the holidays and a few years ago I decided to tackle the persimmon. Now, if you haven't had one, you might be a bit curious about their taste which is sort of pear-like even though...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Lkw3SNxN44] In the last miles of the race, when the voice is at the door knocking in my head, you tell yourself, ‘Don’t go there.’ The truth is, we all go there – but the best in the sport find some way to ignore those negative...

[caption id="attachment_2660" align="alignnone" width="640"] Guggenheim Bilbao - 2012[/caption] Thinking By Walter D. Wintle If you think you are beaten, you are If you think you dare not, you don't, If you like to win, but you think you can't It is almost certain you won't. If you think you'll...

Yes, caffeine is great for racing, but I actually enjoy it more on vacation. Chocolate is great for antioxidants (or at least, that's what I told myself eating churros y chocolate!). Off-season is a time to throw the schedule out the window...

In the process of making my kale salad I decide to go off on a tangent and throw a few things in the Vitamix. I read about a white bean and kale dip on Emmy Cooks and that was my inspiration. I...

[caption id="attachment_2613" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Bon-sho (Sacred Bell) at the Valley of the Temples in Oahu, Hawaii[/caption]   I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual...