Mornings or Evenings?

Chances are you are either a morning person or you hate morning people. Well maybe not hate…but you are slightly annoyed by them.  Does it matter whether you work out in the morning or evening? Is one better or worse? That is the question I…

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No Quick Fix

It is January, the time for resolutions and getting fit…Again! Right now everyone is on the bandwagon to eat healthy and do whatever it takes, at least for a while. I love the focus and determination everyone has in January; however, I wish it lasted…

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It’s Not Personal, It’s Business

“It’s not personal, it’s business.” That is the line Tom Hanks said to Meg Ryan in “You’ve Got Mail”. Yea, it is a chick-flick and you may not have seen it, but that scene has always resonated with me. Sometimes, for me, it is difficult…

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The Ruthless Scale

The ruthless scale! Is it our friend or enemy? I suppose it depends on the day you are using it and what you did the night before. There is plenty of debate on whether you should weigh every day, once per week or not at…

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Meal Prep

Eating is something we all have to do every single day. Eating serves the purpose of providing nutrients to our body. However, many of us tend to eat as a relief for an emotional issue. We eat when we are happy, we eat when we…

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Peaking

I have always been fascinated by the human body. More specifically, what the human body is capable of doing. As I have been watching the Olympic Trials, Tour de France, and Wimbledon, it has been so inspiring to see how hard athletes train for one…

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Being Injured Sucks

Being injured sucks! There is no other way to say it. I have gone through dozens of other opening lines for this article, but nothing else is as true and appropriate. Now with that said, I am going to make this as positive as possible…

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The Athlete In All Of Us

Over the past 11 years I have coached and worked with all different levels of athletes; from beginners to advanced, and everyone in between. The one thing they have in common is they are all athletes. Some of them say to me that they are…

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Taking A Day Off

As a coach, I tend to see two types of athletes. Those who under train, and those who over train. Today I am going to talk about those who over train. The over achievers, the ones who love to work out and the ones who…

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Jacksonville

While running down Monument Road this morning, I decided to take a short cut through a neighborhood where I had lived after high school. I started thinking of all the areas of Jacksonville I knew so well from the 40 years of living here, and…

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