Secrets for a better run

If you have the opportunity to hang with professional runners or elite athletes, you may be able to pick up a few tidbits—how to pace yourself, which routes have the cleanest bathrooms, what to wear when the weather changes during your run. When I started running I used to ask coaches, trainers, nutritionists and veteran... Continue Reading →

How to overcome challenging times

Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They are what make the instrument stretch, what makes you go beyond the norm. Imagine a life where everything goes your way. Where you get everything you want without having to work hard for it. Where you have pretty much the path clear... Continue Reading →

You are good enough

Have you ever worked really hard to get what you want only to find out the end result wasn’t as satisfying as you thought? I have been training really hard during my life to be good at something. To feel like I am good enough. To matter. And lately, to make a difference. I have... Continue Reading →


I am writing this blog sitting on the plane back home. I am coming back from my race in South Carolina. The first one after being sick with pneumonia and having a minor thing in my achilles tendon. I arrived to Charleston on Wednesday. It was a long flight and the 3 hour difference (time... Continue Reading →

Cosas raras que escuchamos al correr

Una de las mejores cosas de ser un corredor es tener amigos corredores de ideas afines. Esas personas que simplemente entienden por lo que uno pasa y que entienden porque el fin de semana no puedes salir en la noche o no puedes comer ciertas cosas pues tienes que ir a la corrida larga al día... Continue Reading →

Are you your worst enemy?

Back in 1999 I was a good swimmer. I thought of myself as a super swimmer (my ego was a little bit bigger than it is now). I had already won a world championship, at 27 I became the oldest member in our National Swim Team ever, I helped our team to earn a couple of... Continue Reading →

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