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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!

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Dear Body, I’m Sorry!

I’m sorry for how I have mistreated you over the years. I am sorry for sometimes starving you.  I am sorry for sometimes overfeeding you.  I am very sorry for feeding you such garbage in the form of junk food and fast food one too many times.  I am sorry for not allowing you the… Continue reading Dear Body, I’m Sorry!

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Monthly Goal Intention – June

Question for you all, can you be allergic to running?!?!  I’m kidding of course but if you could be, I would definitely be suffering from the running allergy because wow is it an unpleasant experience for me!  No matter how much I talk myself up about getting out there and getting miles under my belt,… Continue reading Monthly Goal Intention – June

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I can become a ballerina at 40, right!?!

While I haven’t talked extensively about any one workout program I have done since starting my at-home workout adventure several years ago now, I am doing one currently that I feel an overwhelming need to tell you about.  I didn’t start this page to influence anyone to pick one workout style over the other or… Continue reading I can become a ballerina at 40, right!?!

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Monthly Goal Intention – May is for Macros!

A big reason I started this practice of setting a monthly goal intention was to hold myself accountable to learning, growing and bettering myself all year long, not just at the beginning of the year for like 30 days or until I got distracted by a million other things that life throws at us. I… Continue reading Monthly Goal Intention – May is for Macros!

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Taking back some control….

Right now more than ever, we may be struggling with feeling like we are out of control.  At least where I live, we have been under stay-at-home orders for a while now.  I haven’t been able to see my family, friends or my co-workers for almost 6 weeks. I am working from home, eating at… Continue reading Taking back some control….

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What makes this time different?

In asking that question,  I am trying to get to the bottom of why I have been able to make a meaningful lifestyle change that has enabled me to reach my health and fitness goals this time around when all the other times I previously attempted it, I failed quickly and spectacularly?  Why am I… Continue reading What makes this time different?