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Workout Wednesday: Head in the Game

I'm in week 16 of my marathon training plan.  How many more weeks are there?  None, this is it.  There's no making up any lost miles, cranking out any speedwork or improving anything.  The race is on Sunday and I'm as ready for it as I can be.  My main job this last week has …

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Friday Freebie: Join a Plant-Based Challenge

Check this out my people, a 21 Day Plant-Based Challenge kicks off on November 4th and it's totally FREE and totally amazing. The Plant-Based Challenge provides recipes, tips and support to make every step of the process as seamless as possible. If you've never tried focusing on a whole-foods, plant-based diet, you will be in …

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Monday Motivation: Growth

Difficult conversations with family, a friend or your boss, gutting out the last interval on a tempo run or learning how to do a pull-up are uncomfortable.  But that is part of the process.   In order to grow you have to stretch beyond what you are currently doing.  It may cause mental and/or physical discomfort …

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Motivation Monday: Breathe

When we are stressed, anxious or overwhelmed there's one thing you can do that will bring almost immediate relief. Take a deep breath.  Hold it.  Slowly breathe out.   Repeat 3-5 times. It's called breath work and it turns on our parasympathetic nervous system, which, when activated,  produces a calm and relaxed feeling in the mind …

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Motivation Monday: Marathon Musings

To celebrate wrapping up the first 12 weeks of marathon training (12 down, 4 to go), I thought it would be fun to share some tips about training for a marathon.  There's 12 and are in no particular order. Drinking DIPA's the night before a long run is ill-advised. If you are following a Plan, …

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Gratefully Searching Gratitude

Here's a challenge for you - a Gratitude Challenge. (Oh for crying out loud, she's onto the Gratitude thing). Yes.  Yes, I am. When someone does something that you appreciate; that was kind, helpful, considerate, a large step outside of their responsibility or even if it's "their job" - I want you to take a …

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