About T.J.

T.J. Murphy  is a NYT bestselling author and award-winning editor. He  started writing professionally in 1996 when he joined the editorial staff ofTriathlete Magazine in an office on 2nd Street and Mission in downtown San Francisco. Since then, he’s served as editor-in-chief of several magazines, including TriathleteInside Triathlon and Competitor. He’s now a contributing writer for Outside magazine and editor of LAVAMagazine. His books include  Inside the BoxUnbreakable Runner, Ready To Run and Firebreather Fitness. He lives in Boston with wife, Gretchen, and their two littles ones, Milo and Maddie.

These days T.J. is particularly fired up about new ideas and technologies emerging in the areas of the nutrition, athletic performance and longevity. It’s fair to say that driving these interests is a desire to be able to run, race triathlons and obstacle-course races and hang in there at CrossFit workouts.