Second Wind

Second Wind
"Run With Purpose!"

Friday, January 17, 2014

FREE Running Seminar this Sunday

I will be putting on a free running seminar This Sunday at 2:30pm at the World's Fair Site lawn in Knoxville, TN

We'll have group instruction and short group run all lasting about an hour and then I'll stay after for small group and 1-on-1 questions.

This is to benefit the Volunteer Ministry Center and help them promote their upcoming 5k fundraiser race

Friday, January 10, 2014

Second Wind book for FREE!

Alright all - I want to thank all of you for the support, congratulate all of you on your 

accomplishments, and inspire all of us to continue to run... physically and metaphorically.

So, here on the 3 year anniversary of my book I want to offer it for Free to everyone.  Simply go 


and choose to buy the book in any digital format (epub, mobi [kindle], pdf, rtf, lft, pdb, txt, or 

simply read it online).  When you get to checkout enter coupon code 


code and the book will be completely free.  No "do this first", no sign up for emails, no complete this survey, no strings attached.  Free.

Feel free to share this offer, post it on social media, blog it, whatever you like - the offer is open to everyone.

Thanks all,

Run fast, run far, run free, and “Run with purpose” – 1 Corinthians 9:25-27

Thursday, January 9, 2014

30 for 30:

This past year I turned 30 and decided to set 30 goals for the year I was 30.  I decided to not focus on any of them, to try my best to forget them and just let them come and then at the end of the year, look back at the list and see what/how I did.  Here's my list, success and failure:
What's important, is the goal setting.  Give the goals an expiration date and make them tough but somewhat realistic.

1.            30 Cycle (Coach Dodd)  
7/19/13 (with 3 people-60 min exactly)
2.          30 Unbroken Hand Stand push-ups  
did 29 and 80%, didn't get the last inch of lockout on 30!
3.          30 second uninterrupted L-Sit
Forgot to attempt this one until yesterday but Got it!
4.          30 Reps of body weight Squats              
5.          30 Unbroken Toes to bar
6.            30 Unbroken double-unders
No.  Still take a single between each double.
7.          30” Box jump                           
8.          30” Jean/short size           
9.       Get 30 People to Run or do a Crossfit workout with me             
10.        30 Pounds lost (188)        
Nope - 21
11.       30 New Custom Crossfit workouts created and completed        
12.       30 Blog entries written on SecondWind        
13.       30 Blog entries written on AbundantLife      
14.       300 Point Fight Gone Bad (original RX)
Bah!  Scored a 278 July 30th and forgot to ever retry it!
15.        300 Air squats 
16.       300 Crunches        
17.     300 Bible stories read to my daughter              
18.       300# Dead lift                        
19.     300# Back Squat
Hit 255 on October 11 and never retried
20.     Write and mail a personalized Letter of encouragement to every member of HV
21.     Get a kipping pull-up 
July - but still completely SUCK at them 
22.     Get a rope climb                  
23.       Complete the  “Filthy Fifty” in 50 minutes     
8/11/13 (39:03)
24.     Preach (“major religious speaking engagement to adult audience”) 10 times
25.     Run The Virginia Creeper Trail           
26.     Do 1,000 push-ups in 1 month                  
27.       Complete an Obstacle Race                        
Spartan BEAST Race 11/9/13                                       
28.     3,000 Crunches in 1 month                         
29.     775 burpees in 1 month                                  
30.   Run ½ marathon                      
3:  (3/28/13, 9/13/13, 11/9/13)