That “Got-Off-Work-Late” Run


The weather should be nice, according to your weather app — clear night with a gentle autumn breeze.

You can’t wait to get off work at six on the dot, lace up, and hit the r…

Experience Something You’ll Never Forget

What did you do on Saturday, September 3rd?

Or what did you do for lunch last Monday?

Can you remember off the top of your head?


I’m a creature of routine. Most days, I wak…

Why do Energy Gels Upset Your Stomach?

In super-duper layman’s terms, an upset stomach occurs when you have solid food or fluids in your gastrointestinal system that are not processed properly. So why is this su

Potassium’s Role in Endurance Sport – Primer on Common Issues

This article is a continuation on our electrolyte discussion of the importance of electrolytes in endurance sports. In part one, we addressed the role of sodium and some common sy…

What’s an Energy Gel? The Gooey Elixir that Endurance Athletes Can’t Live Without



Here’s the simple and classic definition of an energy gel: it’s typically a carbohydrate-rich, gel-like substance conveniently packaged to replen

Reminding Ourselves the Meaning of Runivore


We’re not gonna lie. The past 12 months were tough — from transitioning to new overseas distribution partners, losing a very capable intern to grad school in Beijing…

Mysterious Ways of the Running God

You were waiting out a thunderstorm under the highway overpass. I had seen you a few times before that, but chose to ignore you.

Today was different.

Your eyes darted back and forth b…

Inspirational Wake

Four years ago, a friend in the US wrote me this email, and I posted it on my old blog.

At the time, I was working at a company that I didn’t particularly enjoy after a failed attempt at en…

Exercise Because You Love Yourself, Not to Hate Yourself

Do you remember the sound of the recess bell?

We couldn’t wait to run out to the playground and cause all kinds of havoc — hopscotch, swings, tag, dodge ball, catch, soc…

Runners and Their Workouts: Wen Hsiao Chiu – 3 Pillars of Ultra Trail Training

In this space, we will share the key or favorite workouts of our running friends and provide all the Runivores out there some training tips. Run with a smile, of course, but be ready t…

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