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Being Present

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  The holidays can be a stressful time. There is always so much to do in preparation, that we are often left with what feels like very little time to actually hit pause and enjoy it. Thanksgiving is about spending time with loved ones, sharing a meal, and being thankful for the things in your […]

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Healthy Weekend Meal Prep: Lunch

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As I have said before, I make all my food for the week on Sunday afternoons. And honestly it is the part of the weekend I look forward to the most. During the week I spend some time on Pinterest looking at healthy recipes that I might want to make, save them, and then plan […]

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How to Get Out of a Workout Slump

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Let’s just start by saying we have all been there. We might have started off our fitness journey with fervor and unparalleled intensity but at some point we hit a slump. The 5am alarm where we used to jump out of bed is now met with several snoozes before we just skip the class we […]

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How to be the New Person in a Group Exercise Class

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We have all been there. You grab the month’s schedule and check out the class list and think “Maybe I will try something new this month”. Or you have been taking the same classes for years but remember at one point, you were new too. Being the new person in a group exercise class can […]

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Running 26.2

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“Racing teaches us to challenge ourselves. It teaches us to push beyond where we thought we could go. It helps us to find out what we are made of. This is what we do. This is what it’s all about.” -Patti Sue Plummer  Tomorrow more than 30,000 runners will head to the starting line in […]

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Healthy Weekend Meal Prep: Breakfast

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I make all my food for the week on Sunday afternoons. And honestly it is the part of the weekend I look forward to the most. During the week I spend some time on Pinterest looking at healthy recipes that I might want to make, save them, and then plan to grocery shop Sunday for […]

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5 (Non-Food) Steps Towards a Healthier Lifestyle

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Sometimes I feel like I am constantly bombarded by new diets or heath trends that promise me I will become the healthiest version of myself if I just give up _____ (insert any of the millions of possibilities here). Honestly, it can be exhausting, overwhelming and most often leaves me feeling defeated. And if we […]

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How I Learned to Love Running

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I am one of those people who wish they could just hop on a treadmill and run 5 miles. What actually happens is that approximately 1 minute into my run, I start staring at my distance wondering how I have managed to only go .10 miles. Then my mind starts thinking about how long it […]