Make Ultrarunning Great Again
commentary / Health and Fitness / ultrarunning / Uncategorized / Winged Ling

Make Ultrarunning Great Again

Policy changes, cultural shifts, laws and regulations, financial costs…..These are things most runners cannot agree on….and things most politicians don’t understand.

As we move towards the future, we must ask ourselves:

How can we improve the sport of Mountain Ultra Trail Running? Continue reading

Events / Health and Fitness / Race Reports / Uncategorized

Aid Station Advice, or, Sound Sage Words from SweetWater

With the Lake Sonoma 50, Gorge Waterfalls, Leona Divide 50, North Face Challenge, Brazos Bend, and so many other races in the coming days and weeks; I would like to turn back the clock to Jan 30, 2016.     The days flew by on the calendar, closer and closer to the big day. Until, … Continue reading

Health and Fitness / Interviews / Uncategorized

Barefoot Marathon Man Dean Fulton

The whole issue with the barefooting was interesting to me.  I got lots of comments of course, mostly based on some form of “I could never do that!”, but for me it’s all just about the running and the fact that I’m barefoot is entirely secondary to me.  There’s nothing at all heroic or brave or … Continue reading

Health and Fitness / Uncategorized

How to Tell if You’re a Salty Sweater (Or Not)

Happy Friday! I have been invited to write a guest post for the SaltStick #30SaltyDays campaign! They have some amazing recipes, training tips, and general nutrition information to keep you at the top of your game. Read here, and head over there! Run Happy! How to Tell if You’re a Salty Sweater 1. Look in the … Continue reading

Fitness / Health and Fitness / Product Reviews / Uncategorized

An Introduction to Body Glide

After a recent Instagram post, someone asked me about Body Glide and its application. Imagine….the Grand Canyon. And….inside of it….is the Old Faithful Geyser. At the end of one end of the canyon is an open plain….an area of flat nothing with just patches of grass. Then…some boulders. You ask yourself….. What do I want … Continue reading

Health and Fitness / Product Reviews / Uncategorized / Winged Ling

The CocoNanApple Smoothie and Salt Stick Giveaway

At the Born to Run Extravaganza I received two drinks during my 60 mile attempt that stood out from the rest. The first was a shot of Fireball at mile 20, the officially-unofficial drink of choice for the Born to Run dirtbag. This fueled my soul and spirit. The second was perhaps the greatest thing I … Continue reading

Health and Fitness

Make Time for Massage

Many individuals, including athletes, spend a large amount of time trying to “fix” what ails them. Often the second step in the healing process, after a visit to the family doctor, is to head straight to the waiting arms – and open palms – of the chiropractor. Interestingly enough, there is a great deal of information … Continue reading

Health and Fitness / Winged Ling / Yoga

Boy, that escalated quickly…

What a week. Two Fridays ago I had a 20+ miler scheduled for Friday night, and a 10+ on Saturday, with a rest day on Sunday. I got out of work late on Friday night, and got to Del Valle park later than anticipated. It was getting dark with only an hour of light to … Continue reading