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Cauliflower Steaks. It’s What’s For Dinner.

Cauliflower steaks are the bomb. These were seasoned with smoked paprika, chili powder, garlic powder, a pinch of salt, harissa spice blend and a few teaspoons of olive oil. I topped this with cashew queso, chopped cilantro, chopped avocado and green onions over a bed of brown rice. It had a nice Tex-Mex twist. Don't …

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When in Doubt, Register for a Race

Full disclosure. The Pandemic has taken a toll on my running. Don't get me wrong, I've still been working out but the running, meh. In early 2021 I started increasing my miles and it was going well. Then it wasn't. So after 3 1/2 months of very little running I'm finally (slowly and pathetically) getting …

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Beat the Heat with a Pool Workout

Summer's here and the time is right for hopping into the pool for your next workout. No pool in your backyard? No problem? You can dip into your local community pool, one at the local college or high school, a pond or lake (critter-free if possible) or your neighbor's hot tub and get a great …

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You Can Do ‘The Thing’

It's easy to talk yourself out of doing the hard things. I'm too tired.I'm too busy.I'll never get in shape.It's genetics.My husband/family/friends aren't supportive. I don't know how. I don't have equipment. Blah, blah blah. These are all excuses. These are the little things you tell yourself or (worse) that someone may have told you. …

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What Was Your Win This Week?

I'm a huge fan of celebrating fitness wins and I have to give a huge shout out to my boot-camp class for crushing a workout. We did 3 minute blocks that had 2 exercises in each block. One exercise was 15 reps, the second was 10 reps and they repeated the set for 3 minutes. …

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The Problem Might Not Be Your Workout

Can you hurt yourself working out? Absolutely. Poor form, poor instruction, weaknesses, imbalances, working with too heavy a weight, trying to keep up with a friend or your workout partner, etc. But what can sideline you more quickly than running with your speedy neighbor is what you do simply living your life. It's the "I'll …

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Wise Words for the Weekend

I love this quote by Zig Ziglar. Many of his messages were very simple yet cut straight to the quick. Nothing happens until you take action. So the next time you hesitate about doing something; whether it's taking the lead on a project at work, signing up for a race, or going to a boot-camp …

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