Monthly Archives: January 2014

#Janathon Day 7 – How can you get faster, without running faster?

Day 7… Legs are still tired, but I told them to suck it up.  Last year, while training for the Marine Corps Marathon, I did almost no speed work.  I was so busy adding miles, that to do so seemed

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Don’t Supersize Me, Bro

Originally posted on Find Your "Fit":
Alright you guys…truth time. I know we all have hit up the local McDonalds/Checkers/BurgerKing/Sonic/etc at some point within the past year or two. And, I am sure you’ve noticed that their portions…

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#Janathon Day 6 – treadmill run, and a discussion on sleep.

Day 6.  Slept a little rough, with some really, really weird dreams.  The sort of dreams that you wake up with your heart pounding and your head full of emotion and confusion.   The last of these times I woke up,

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#Janathon Day 5 – rest day and discussions on watching food.

Not a whole lot to say today, a slow mile running.  It had a nice 1/2 mile walk before and after to make sure I burned the calories I ate today.. The day at home was mellow – my wife

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#Janathon Day 4 – I forgot….

No, no no.. I didn’t forget about Janathon.  What I forgot, is that I was back to running after a little over 2 months off.  See, in my head a 10 or 15 mile run is nothing.  My body?   Well,

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A Fresh Look at Portion Control and Portion Distortion

Originally posted on Health Secrets of a SuperAger:
Yesterday I published what I consider to be one of the best examples of portion control that I have seen. As I have mentioned time and again, I am in my fourth…

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#Janathon Day 3 – Snow Day?

So it wasn’t ACTUALLY a snow-day in the sense that my kids think of them.  I still have to go to work today, just two hours late!  As I knew there was a couple of inches of snow on the

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#Janathon Day 2 – Quick and Easy Treadmill

Day 2 of Janathon!  I certainly wasn’t going to give up THIS early, so I jumped on the treadmill for a 3 mile run, not a hard pace, around a 9:15/mile.  Watched Haven – episode 1, that show has potential.

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#Janathon Day 1- A Nice run with the boy!

First day of the New year – means the first day of JANATHON!!!!!! I had decided My son decided that he wanted to run with me more, so this is the year that it is happening!  Now any runner that

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Happy New Year!!

I hope everyone had a fun and safe New Years Eve!  I know I have readers that were celebrating wile I was still at work, since New Zealand moved in to the new year quite a bit before the East

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