Overcoming Fear

Fears are something we all have in common, maybe not the fear of the same things, but we have all felt fear at one point in our lives. I recently had the opportunity to do something that I am pretty afraid of.  As much as…

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Rising Food Costs

As I look at my grocery receipt for this week, I cringe seeing it at $150.00, and that is only for 1.5 people! I believe that buying healthy food is less expensive than going out to eat; however, buying organic food costs way more than…

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Exercise Addiction

Some people have a difficult time believing in addiction, but most people could never fathom being addicted to exercise. Is it even possible to be addicted to exercise and exercise too much? When exactly do you cross the line from being healthy to being addicted?…

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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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Family

I talk a lot about balancing life and endurance training all the time with our athletes. It is by far one of the most difficult challenges I see people struggle with on a daily basis. Sometimes I feel like I juggle things pretty well, but…

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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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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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