Hi there, friendo! I’m B.J. and I used to be fat. But I’m not now. I lost 155 pounds over the past few years, and I want to help you do the same thing. I changed pretty much everything about my life–except for who I am. I am still the Star Wars-loving geek I was, but now I love fitness and running almost as much as I love Jedi. Almost.
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Well, folks, after 5 years of being awesome and making friends, it's time for me to pretty much revamp and rebrand Geek Fitness into RunningShoes.TV. I won't go into a lot of details, but a few things have happened in the past few months that led to me...read more
You don’t need anything but running shoes to start running. But having some basic gear can make a big difference and keep you going.read more
I found an easy and simple half-marathon training plan with no gimmicks that worked to get me a sub-2hr PR in my first 13.1 race!read more
Just took the New Balance 1080v7 shoes out for a spin, and I like them so far. Way easier on my knees and ankle than the Altra Paradigm or Mizuno Wave Rider.read more
Being a runner gives my life meaning. No, wait. Being a runner gave my life meaning. I know you think that sounds hyperbolic, melodramatic, and over-the-top...and you’re right. It is. But I was reading The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances for...read more
Chapter 1, in which a urologist calls me morbidly obese, and I just can’t handle the truth. #tomcruiseread more