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Fitness Update: Losing Weight

Last year I discussed why I hate the word “diet.” The word is most often used to describe the latest trendy way to limit your body of calories to lose weight. Let me share with you the three reasons why I hate the word used in this way. Trendy is not really my thing. You …

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Stories of an Everyday Runner

Stories of an Everyday Runner: Running Mojo

Not all runs are good runs. Some just downright suck, as is the case with one of my runs this week. It started out as a run, but turned out to be more of a walk. It happens. I can tell you the problem. It was way too hot and way too soon after eating. …

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Fitness Update: Motivation

As I travel along on my fitness journey, I can’t help but think about what motivates me. I mean, I am far from the perfect fitness example. I don’t run every day and I don’t eat what is good for me all the time. Seriously, how can you go through summer without ice cream? So, …

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Stories of an Everyday Runner

Stories of an Everyday Runner: Street Views

My 10k training app said it was a Long Run day. When I see the words long run, I think 10 miles or more. Which is completely ridiculous, since I am training to run six, or 6.2 to be exact. Still, those two words scared me for a moment, until I saw the “Long Run” …

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Stories of an Everyday Runner

Stories of an Everyday Runner: The Phone

My phone reminds me today is an easy run. A short, slow run of just under 2 miles. Good. I’m not feeling like a run today, but I want to be able to run a 10k in the fall, so I head out to complete my training run. My phone is kind of bossy. Tonight, …

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