The other main reason we traveled back to North Dakota last weekend was to see Heidi’s sister, Haylee, and her boyfriend, Seth, compete in the 2015 NPC Gopher State Classic bodybuilding show. (If you’re an expert in this stuff you’ll have to bear with me since I probably don’t have all of the terminology correct. […]




What a beautiful, simple, and amazing life/philosophy.




Most of the time I create really conservative goals — you know, something that gives the illusion of an accomplishment, but in truth isn’t really that difficult. But when I look back on some of the most meaningful things I’ve done, they’ve almost always made me very uncomfortable when I first thought about tackling them. […]




I definitely like training a lot more than racing. To be clear, I like being registered for races, I’m just not crazy about doing them. I like the preparation that’s required and the fact that nothing’s a better motivator to get your ass out of bed than the thought of collapsing on the run leg […]




On a scale of 1-10 I think I’d give 2013 an 8.3. So, a pretty awesome year by all accounts. Here are some random thoughts/stats about the year. This was my first official year as a vegan, which felt pretty damn good. I’ve been a vegetarian (or, more accurately, a pescatarian) since early 2001. Heidi […]