Articles By: Tim Huntley
Tim Huntley, the former CEO of Ganymede Software, spends his time advising high tech start-ups, serving on the board for the Track and Field Athletes Association, and writing on his blog, An Entrepreneurial Life . Circle me on Google+.
Everyone’s doing it these days, some 1.5 million in 2012 with no shortage of new people joining the party this year. Some do it alone, but most think it as an experience best shared with close friends. And bragging about it after the fact is also part of the appeal. What am I talking about? [...]
Walk in any CrossFit gym in the country and you are sure to see quite a few people wearing knee-high compression socks. These socks, also popular in the running and triathlon communities, are sold with the promise of improved athletic performance and quicker recovery. Certainly compression socks have shown great benefit as a means to [...]
If you are a runner, a cyclist, or a regular at a CrossFit gym, you have probably heard the term “Active Recovery.” The phrase itself seems a bit oxymoronic, but the concept appears to have some basis in science (More on that later). Active recovery is the use of low-intensity exercise to resupply nutrients to [...]
What is health? According to a 1948 definition by the World Health Organization, “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Ok, I like the broad definition which includes physical, mental, and social, but I am not so sure about the word, “complete.” [...]
Here are a few of my favorite Steve Prefontaine quotes: “A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at the end, punish himself even more.” “Some people create with words or with music or [...]