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It’s such a weird thing for us to obsess over, yet I suspect we all do at one point or another.  I know some people obsess over it because the number won’t go up, but I think the majority of

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Healthy Eating.. The easy way.

Its interesting, I am really an “all-or-nothing” type of person.   When I run/exercise regularly – I want to eat well, focus on my over-all well-being, get enough rest, etc.   When I get injured (which seems to be  the only thing

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The Insanity of it all.

My 3rd Anniversary here on wordpress seems like a great time to start faithfully blogging again! As I mentioned in my previous blog posting, it seems the perfect time for a change of attitude and direction in my fitness goals.  As

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#Janathon – Day 16 – Full Body Workout

So, after an absence of several days – I have returned!  My Sinusitis turned upper respiratory infection (I think they are just guessing and throwing out fancy sounding generic illnesses) is improving, My temperature is only 99.9 now. But that

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#janathon – Day 6 – The “rest” run.

Another gorgeous day here in Crofton, MD.  The temperature was a gorgeous 50 degrees.   Since I have just moved here, I have no idea if this is normal winter weather or not – but I am certainly enjoying it!  Two

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Better Diet. (Not Dieting)

So, I started thinking about what I was eating a while back and how I could improve it.  The first obvious step – is eat fewer calories than I am burning.  Myfitnesspal works well on helping me with that.  Not

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I happen to work next to a Dunkin Donuts.. This has been very convenient (I love coffee), and not nearly as dangerous as I had feared – as long as I bring food with me.  On those days that I

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Sometimes a change of perspective helps us see what is important.

So for the last 24 hours I have been in the Cardiac Care Center of Wilson Memorial Hospital while my mother in law had a valve replacement done.  The surgery went well and she is recovering nicely.  In fact, the

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Taping Plantar Faciitis again.

So I pulled the tape off that I have had on my foot for 4 or 5 days.  The tape was not quite in the same shiny white condition it had been.  In fact,I think the technical term would be – nasty.  

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Injury free Running seminar at Binghamton University

I find it difficult to believe that there are many runners out there that wouldn’t like to run “injury free.”. I especially think that any runner who pulled their calf muscle five times last year AND got shin splints that

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Posted in Other Exercise, recovery, running, running injury
The Once and Future Runner
Once and Future Runner

2013 Was an amazing year, for me, So I am really looking forward to 2014!

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