What’s your Why?

Less than 4 weeks to go before the next Ultra at Crown King.  Consequently, I have definitely been feeling the "hamster wheel" effect lately.  Every time the alarm goes off, I picture Bill Murray in Groundhog Day.  Wake up well before the sun, run the miles, climb the hills, then do the rest of the... Continue Reading →

How's 2018 going for you so far?  Did you survive the holidays?? I did.  Barely.  Maybe I just have more awareness as I get older, but I'll tell you what.  Even when I thought I was doing a pretty good job at the time, I could not escape the ill effects of the added stress,... Continue Reading →


The holidays are in full swing, peeps!  Now, if you're like this little guy^ or Buddy the Elf, you are busting at the seams, and you probably had your shopping done by Thanksgiving.  If you're more like me, you *maybe* got some of your shopping done, squeaked out a few cards, and are literally planning... Continue Reading →


I'm super stoked.  This weekend, I ran my first race in over 8 months!  Capping off last season with the Xterra Black Canyon 10k, the rest of the year has been a bit of a bumpy ride.  Major surgery in April kept me sidelined for a while, then PRP for the chronic hamstring tendinosis had... Continue Reading →


Yesterday was awesome.  I was lucky enough to share some early morning miles with a friend, see my Shorty kick some butt in his race, enjoy a relaxing day (thanks to Whole Foods and their pre-cooked bird and ham, along with my well-planned food prep earlier in the week), and share a supremely gluttonous evening... Continue Reading →

Welcome to Howard Performance and Wellness

Howard Performance and Wellness offers Holistic Health and Wellness Coaching, as well as Endurance Coaching services for athletes of ALL abilities. Whatever your goal, whether it’s to complete your first 5k or  your first ultra marathon, transform your energy and athletic performance, or just uncover newfound health and energy to keep up with the demands... Continue Reading →

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