Author Archives: Andrew

Starting from Scratch

  My last blog post was from December 2014. At that time, I was really happy to share the big news. I just finished running my 1,000th mile in a span of only 14 months. I weighed 145 pounds, and … Continue reading

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I Ran 1,000 Miles!

As of November 30, 2014, I reached a milestone on my road to staying fit. I ran 1,000 miles since October 8th, 2014! That’s roughly the driving distance from Washington, DC to Miami, FL or from Madrid, Spain to Brussels, … Continue reading

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Eating Healthy To Stay Fit

No matter how hard I have been training in the past two years, the key to improving my running speed is weight loss. In my previous article, the Physics of Running, I present a graph showing that a runner weighing 100 pounds … Continue reading

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A Miso Smile (味 笑)

By my third year of college, I had grown sick and tired of eating pizza, burgers, teriyaki, and fast food in general. Nevertheless, I still loved going out to eat.   Sometimes, I would even go out of my way to … Continue reading

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The Physics of Running

“I often say that when you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it.” Lord Kelvin I have always been curious about the world and how things work. Perhaps that’s why … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Shoes

Every time I go to a race, I can’t help marveling at the wide variety of running shoes that the runners wear. I’ve seen shoes of all shapes, colors, and shades. I’ve seen pairs of shoes where both shoes were … Continue reading

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How I Track My Running

There is nothing more exciting for me than to see how I improve and get better at doing something. Since October 8, 2013, I have been using an Excel Spreadsheet to track my mileage every week. I also keep track … Continue reading

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