Exercise, Fitness, Health and Wellness, Inspiration, lifestyle, motivation, Uncategorized, Workout

Be Scared and Do It Anyway….

“Why am I doing this??”  That is a literal question I ask myself at least once, if not several times, during each ride I set out on. Mountain biking for me is challenging, like really challenging. It pushes my body and mind to extremes that I haven’t experienced in any other sport or endeavor I… Continue reading Be Scared and Do It Anyway….

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Building Muscle. Burning Fat.

I have only done this one other time on this platform, but I am in the middle of a workout program that is totally kicking my butt in the best possible way and I decided I wanted to dedicate a post to it, more specifically the philosophy behind it! The program, which is actually a… Continue reading Building Muscle. Burning Fat.

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Every 36 seconds…

someone in America dies from cardiovascular disease! Every 36 seconds you guys!! I heard that statistic today and I was absolutely floored!  I was floored and then felt immediately compelled to get on here and write about what a serious issue this is for our society and how it is one I think needs to… Continue reading Every 36 seconds…

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Inflammation: The good, the bad, the necessary??

Over the past three years, I have witnessed my body changing and responding in amazing ways to the consistent exercise and the much healthier diet that I have adopted. I have been able to transform my outward appearance, which was of course the original goal when I started out on this journey, but what I… Continue reading Inflammation: The good, the bad, the necessary??

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That time I overtrained…

I have been on my health and fitness journey for just over three years now and to say I have fallen in love with the lifestyle would be a massive understatement.  I honestly look forward to waking up working out, fueling my body with nutritious foods, and prioritizing my health and well-being each and every… Continue reading That time I overtrained…

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5 Reasons My Goal for September Is To Practice More Yoga!

Happy National Yoga Month to all my Yogis out there! Since we are celebrating all things yoga during the month of September, I thought this would be a perfect time to explore what this ancient practice is all about and how incorporating it into our lives can benefit us in a variety of ways. I… Continue reading 5 Reasons My Goal for September Is To Practice More Yoga!

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Going the Distance….

What’s the longest run you have been able to complete? For me, it was about 14 miles. It was 14 miles oh about 20 years ago when I was much younger and had been running much more consistently. Did I mention I was also a lot younger? Nowadays my average mileage is usually between 4-6… Continue reading Going the Distance….

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A Little More About Virtual Racing…

I had quite a few races planned for this year.  From Tough Mudders, to a bunch of local 5k’s to my very first 10k, I was excited and had spent months training and preparing for each and every one of them.    Well needless to say, 2020 did not go at all as we planned!  One… Continue reading A Little More About Virtual Racing…

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Monthly Goal Intention, July: Pump the Breaks!

Let me start by asking you lovely people a question, do you think it is possible to be TOO productive? If someone would have asked me that six months ago, I would have very quickly and very adamantly replied, "No way!". There is so much to do and not enough time in the day to… Continue reading Monthly Goal Intention, July: Pump the Breaks!