Improving with Age

“”It’s never too late, you’re never too old, you’re never too sick to start from scratch again” – Bikram Choudhury

The Diary of a Nomadic Athlete

At 41 years of age I never expected to be in better physical condition then I was in my 20’s and 30’s. I have grown up being physically active and participating in competitive sports my entire life. Soccer, track, cross country, basketball, ultimate frisbee….I was always doing something. I’ve raced triathlons, ran half marathons….hiked the West Coast Trail….I love a challenge. I jokingly tell people that physical activity was my natural Ritalin. I’m sure if I was growing up today I would probably be medicated because of my hyper activity and difficulty focusing on any particular task for any particular length of time. Sports were different. If it was a sport I connected with I had all the patience in the world and could perform it repeatedly without ever getting distracted or bored.

Once I graduated university in 2000, things began to change. My diet was terrible and no…

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