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13 Things Running a Marathon Taught Me

13 Things Running a Marathon Taught Me

About sixteen years ago, back when I was in college, I got a wild idea. I heard somebody talking about their experience of running a marathon, and I was intrigued. She seemed like an average person, someone I could relate to, and yet she had done this unimaginable thing! She had run 26.2 miles! And she had lived to tell about it. Could I possibly do it too? I started to wonder… Before this, I had dabbled a bit in…

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The (not-so-secret) Way to Boost Your Metabolism–PLUS 6 Amazing Benefits of Resistance Training

The (not-so-secret) Way to Boost Your Metabolism–PLUS 6 Amazing Benefits of Resistance Training

Did you know that most adults lose about half a percent of their muscle mass per year after age 25? We’re not talking about bedridden adults here—it’s most adults. So do the math. If you haven’t been doing anything to maintain muscle mass, this can amount to a huge loss! One of the first things that comes to mind when I think of muscle mass is metabolism. Muscle burns calories at a higher rate than fat. So the more muscle…

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A Fitness Approach for REAL Results and a BONUS FREEBIE

A Fitness Approach for REAL Results and a BONUS FREEBIE

Have you ever heard of RAGNAR? It’s coming up for me, my first ever, and I am giddy with excitement about it! So what it is? From their own website: “Here’s what we do: long distance, team, overnight running relays that take place in the most breathtaking places in the world. Teams come together to conquer a course over two days and one night, and push their limits, on little amounts of sleep, with friends and a community of runners…

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Why Exercise?

Why Exercise?

Welcome back crew! I am so excited that you are here again, acquiring the tools you need to learn to love that amazing body of yours. You know you are worth it, right? Recently I wrote about creating your own healthy lifestyle. Not mine. Not your neighbor’s. Not Jillian’s or Kayla’s or Sean T’s or even Tony Horton’s (although I LOVE him!) YOURS. But I really, really hope that your healthy lifestyle plan includes some kind of exercise. Why? Why…

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