What I'm Writing


Why some practitioners of walk-and-talk therapy think it is especially helpful for teens - Washington Post, May 29, 2019

How to be younger. It's not what you think. - Thrive Global, December 20, 2018

Why running slow can eventually help you run faster - Washington Post, August 7, 2018 (also published in the Chicago Tribune)

Athlete with cerebral palsey doesn't let challenges define him. You shouldn't either.  - Thrive Global, July 5, 2018

 You don’t need HIIT to get fit. Try this instead. - Washington Post, May 2, 2018 (also published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune)

The Power of Surfing Your Edge - Honeygood, April 17, 2018 

When We Prioritize Exercise, We're Prioritizing "Me." Is That Okay? - FitXBrit, March 30, 2018 (Republished in Thrive Global)

My short, but entirely sweet, 3 days in Reykjavik - Thrive Global, January 25, 2018

Injury prevention gets harder as you age. These methods help - Washington Post, January 17, 2018

Running Conversations: Tough Mudder Mark James, Fit and 50 Huffington Post, December 30, 2017

Having Trouble Sticking to an Exercise Routine? Before You Hang in the Towel, Take a Personality Test - Thrive Global, December 27, 2017

6 Holiday Hacks To Help You Sneak in a Little Exercise - Huffington Post, December 18, 2017 (Republished in Thrive Global)

The No. 1 Reason To Run a Marathon, But It's Not What You Think - Huffington Post, November 28, 2017 (Republished in Thrive Global)

On the Road to Kona, IRONMAN Gini Fellows Lost Her Husband but Not Her Way - Huffington Post, September 26, 2017

How Yoga Makes the World Better - Huffington Post, September 18, 2017

Why running is so beneficial for older women - Washington Post, August 1, 2017 (also published in the South China Morning Post, the Tyler Morning Telegraph)

The 6 Types of Friends You Need in Your Life - Thrive Global, June 12, 2017

Night owls, rejoice: A late workout shouldn't hinder your sleep. It could even help. - Washington Post, June 7, 2017 (also published in the Chicago Tribune)

5 Things You Need to Know about Alcohol and Exercise - Huffington Post, May 19, 2017

To Feel Better, Try Focusing on What You Can Control - Huffington Post, May 12, 2017

What's Inside That Glukos Energy Chew You See Everywhere - Women's Running, April 12, 2017

What You're Drinking When You Have NUUN Active - Women's Running, March 15, 2017

Ahh the Thrill of Living Through the Experience of Perseverance as a Back-of-the-Pack Runner - Thrive Global, March 13, 2017

What Exactly Is In Your Little Pouch of GU Energy Gel? - Women's Running, March 2, 2017

How protein can help you stave off colds when you exercise - Huffington Post, March 1, 2017

Fuel Tools - in Women’s Running, March 2017

Are baby boomers too old to ski? Probably not. - The Washington Post, February 23, 2017

#Exercisehelps: It Just Does - Thrive Global, February 2, 2017

Welcome to My Year of Aging Youthfully - Thrive Global, January 14, 2017

Running Conversations: NASCAR’s Blake Haugland -Huffington Post, January 4, 2017

Setting Big Goals Helped Triathlete Turia Pitt (Re)Build Her Self Esteem - Huffington Post, December 6, 2016

This Woman, 70, Lookin’ So Good, Is About To Be an IRONMAN - Huffington Post, November 4, 2016

Running Conversations: Jesse KONGOS - Huffington Post, November 2, 2016

The King of Katwe: In Praise of the Coach - Huffington Post, October 31, 2016

There’s more than one way to lace your running shoes – and it matters which you use - The Washington Post, October 18, 2016

Going for a Run? Why It Matters What Kind - Huffington Post, September 23, 2016

Yoga And Running: Tips To Make You A More Joyful Runner, From My Weekend At Kripalu - Huffington Post, July 20, 2016

The Soul Of An Athlete: Sport Defines Team Agar - Huffington Post, July 1, 2016

Why Running Is the Perfect Time for Podcasts - The Washington Post, June 1, 2016

Is Your Personality Sabotaging Your Fitness Goals? - Huffington Post, May 10, 2016

IRONMAN Casey Kammel’s Very Good Day - Huffington Post, April 8, 2016

Yes, You Can Lose Weight as a Runner: Try Fasted Aerobic Workouts - Huffington Post, March 31, 2016

Why Balance Can Make or Break a Runner - The Washington Post, March 24, 2016 (also published in the Baltimore Sun)

Just Breathe: The Connection between Exercise and Emotional Competence - Huffington Post, March 17, 2016

Tips to Help You Stick to an Exercise Routine - Huffington Post, February 18, 2016

Hamstring Strain: So Many Tears, So Little Time  - Huffington Post, February 5, 2016

How Trail Running, So Fun, Can Make You a Better Meditator - Huffington Post, November 22, 2016

What Does It Mean to Be a Marathon Finisher? A Lot  - Huffington Post, December 29, 2015

Why running for time, not distance, can help in endurance training  - The Washington Post, December 18, 2015

Tapping Into the Helper High: Tips on Feeding Your Trainer's Helper Habit - Huffington Post, November 24, 2015

Not a triathlete? You can still benefit from combo workouts.  - The Washington Post, October 19, 2015

Training for a Marathon? You Need to Deload - Huffington Post, October 19, 2015

What I Learned From Not Finishing My First Triathlon  - Huffington Post, October 13, 2015

Where Do You Find Inspiration? An Interview with Marathon Finisher Harriett Thompson  - GovLoop, June 29, 2015

The Language of Fitness 101  - Huffington Post, September 29, 2015

Want to be a good runner? Then you need to try fartleks. - The Washington Post, September 1, 2015

Putting the Zen in (Mindful) Leadership  - GovLoop, July 27, 2015

Food for Thought: A Conversation with Orioles Team Nutritionist Sue James - GovLoop, March 31, 2015


My short, but entirely sweet, 3 days in Reykjavik - Thrive Global, January 25, 2018