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So, I eat a lot of apples.  Not simply because an “apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but because they are a portable yet healthy snack.  In fact, my entire family eats a lot of apples – we spend

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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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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 Joy of Cooking (and shopping?)

I love the weekend.  With it is a new-ness, even if it is the “end” of the week.  There is the joy of being unfettered from what we do every day, of avoiding the “work” requirements. For my family, Saturday

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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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Cross training with Curb-Found Treasure!

So yesterday was my rest day.  Unfortunately I am finding that I really don’t like having days of no exercise.  Maybe it’s because I am staring at calories on my phone whenever I eat, or maybe it is simply knowing

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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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