OG on BBC World News

OG on BBC World News

On Wednesday morning, I planned to go to yoga class, which, for teachers, doesn’t happen as often as you might think because—wait for it—we’re always... (read more)
Meditation & Running Gathering on Boston Common Last Night

Meditation & Running Gathering on Boston Common Last Night

Last night, a group of us got together to meditate and run on Boston Common. I taught a brief meditation, while Dan Fitzgerald, co-owner of... (read more)
My Thoughts About Boston: Now What?

My Thoughts About Boston: Now What?

If you know me, you know that I love the Boston Marathon. I ran it in 2009.  I cheer myself hoarse and crazy as a... (read more)
Talking Shop with Tim Ritchie Before Race Day

Talking Shop with Tim Ritchie Before Race Day

Now, that we’ve covered the real reason why Ryan Hall and Meb Keflezighi dropped out of the Boston Marathon on Monday (they’re scared of Tim... (read more)
Striking a Pose with Elite Runner Tim Ritchie Before the Boston Marathon

Striking a Pose with Elite Runner Tim Ritchie Before the Boston Marathon

It’s OK; you can admit it.  Sometimes, you envision your acceptance speech at the Oscars, imagine the roar of the crowd at Fenway after hitting... (read more)
Something From Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day

Something From Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day

Given that it’s St. Patrick’s Day, I thought I’d share a fun project on which I worked in Northern Ireland. The video was shot for... (read more)
How Yogis Weather Harsh Temperatures and Truth

How Yogis Weather Harsh Temperatures and Truth

In case you’re new to OG, let me recap a few essentials as they relate to today’s post. First, I live in Boston. Second, Boston... (read more)
It’s September: 10 Tips for Going Back to the Yoga Mat or Rekindling Your Fitness Fire

It’s September: 10 Tips for Going Back to the Yoga Mat or Rekindling Your Fitness Fire

Welcome to September—a time of new beginnings and fresh starts, including school years, life chapters, work projects, and healthy habits.  Perhaps William Shakespeare said it... (read more)
Why I Run

Why I Run

It’s always funny to me when people (often yogis) ask why I run.  Because I don’t think I have an adequate answer.  Does anyone have... (read more)
OG on Fox News Discussing Post-Marathon Runner Repair

OG on Fox News Discussing Post-Marathon Runner Repair

I want to write a witty lead in for my appearance on Fox News this morning about runner recovery following the Boston Marathon. I could... (read more)
What’s Your Boston Marathon?

Goal-Setting Inspired by the Boston Marathon

The stage is set for another iconic Marathon Monday in Boston–and a hot one.  The Boston Athletic Association, which manages the race, is strongly advising... (read more)
What’s Your Ideal Run?

What’s Your Ideal Run?

It happened again on Easter morning.  I set out for a typical run and ended with an ideal one: the light-footed, lighthearted, I’m-barely-winded variety that... (read more)
Self-defense for Runners with The Black Belt Philosopher

Self-Defense for Runners with The Black Belt Philosopher

In the four years since starting this blog, this is definitely the first time we’ve talked about grabbing a guy’s family jewels (even if hypothetically).... (read more)
Run into the Present Moment

Run into the Present Moment

Fall is beautiful in New England, mostly because of the leaves.  Pardon me,  foliage. The foliage is magical, if you’re paying attention.  A couple weeks... (read more)
How to Run Fast

How to Run Fast

On occasion, fellow runners have called me a sandbagger—one who misrepresents his/her skill or performance level to procure an advantage in competition.  But I assure... (read more)
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