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…
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??
I honestly believe the old saying is true, “sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together”. If you have been around long enough, I am sure you can think of at least one time in your life when something that at one point seemed right and good, suddenly or maybe not so… Continue reading 10 Ways to Embrace the Beauty of a Fresh Start….
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!
I have been finding myself increasingly craving sugar throughout my days as of late. This is more than a little odd for me because I am DEFINITELY Team Salt. I have, for as long as I can remember, craved salt. I normally always reach for the chips in the pantry over the cookies and can eat pickles… Continue reading Do I Need a Sugar Detox?
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….
I was recently walking my dogs past a group of young kids playing basketball and my friend who was with me looked over at them and said, "Man, to be that young again!". My reply was, "I wish I could be that young again but know what I know now!" With age comes wisdom, at… Continue reading 3 Things I Should Have Stopped Doing a Long Time Ago…
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…
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!
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!