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Everyone Needs a Day Off

18 July 2012

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Everyone Needs a Day Off

Now I don't know about you, but when I hear the words "day off" in the middle of my training regimen, I get a wee bit antsy.  it is so hard to take a day completely off, knowing that you are in the midst of training for your event.   But I will say this, […]

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Holiday Havoc Training

4 December 2011

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Holiday Havoc Training

The holidays are one of the hardest times to stay on your fitness regimen, let alone make progress.  I decided the way I was going to conquer this issue was to sign up for my 2nd marathon on Jan 7th.  The object is to keep me on track by having an end race goal in […]

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Planning for Progression

7 August 2011

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Planning for Progression

So eventhough it is still 2.5 months away, the excitement for the Ragnar relay is building up.  My runs have improved in their speed, my stamina, my gait, all of it!  Truth of the matter is, without proper planning none of it would be possible.  Here are some tips that have helped me that can […]

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Overcoming the Dreaded Hurdle

5 April 2011

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Overcoming the Dreaded Hurdle

You are on a roll, you have been working out frequently and eating well and then it happens.  You hit that day when something goes wrong, when the stress level is high and you feel like it all starts falling apart.  Everyone, and I mean everyone has these days.  The major difference between people?  How […]

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So, You’re Off Today?

17 January 2011

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I have never minded working on these days when a large number of people are off, but having the day off from work means more time to focus on yourself, including errands, relaxation time, and working out.  Use the time wisely, do something great for your body.   Now if you are not one of […]

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It’s Time For a Double Day!

10 January 2011

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Ok, I know what you're saying, how am I supposed to do a double day when I can barely get in a single day?  I am not blind to the fact that most schedules are packed with work, family, social events, and just plain living.  BUT…..I have an answer and I don't care how busy […]

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Follow Up: Morning Cardio

7 December 2010

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Based on one of my recent posts, I thought this was important to share.    There's no getting around it: To lose weight and keep it off, you need to exercise. But some days that hardly seems possible. Our days are overbooked already! Yet experts agree – exercise must become part of your overall daily […]

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Crazy Schedules = Crazy Workouts

6 December 2010

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That's right!  I know and have heard it all for the past month about schedules being packed and no time for workouts.  That is just ridiculous! No time for workouts?? Skipping your workout is NOT the right way to go.  There are repercussions such as laziness, weight gain, low energy.  Why would you want to […]

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Cardio, Better in the Morning or Evening?

21 November 2010

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  This question has been asked SO many times, I think the answers now go in one ear and out the other.  Honestly and scientifically, it doesn't matter when you workout, as long as you workout.  300 calories burned at 5am is the same 300 calories burned at 5pm.  There are differences however.   1. […]

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