Monthly Archives: November 2014

Holiday stress? Take an adult time out

Lisa Taylor with Evolution Power Yoga says a great way to relax from the hectic holiday schedule is the shavasana, or corpse pose. Follow along for tips on how to take a break, and make the most of your time … Continue reading

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Always run BEFORE eating your face off

Thanksgiving is a funny holiday. It’s a day for parade watching, family, football games, and OMG all of the food smothered in gravy, but it’s also a day for racing. Turkey trot 5K and 10Ks have become super popular, and … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Baked sweet potato chips

Please enable Javascript to watch this video The new gig at work is certainly helping me in my strive to live a more fit life. I’ve been logging my workouts and still eating what I want, but watching my portions … Continue reading

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What should you wear to run in the cold?

A helpful website gives advice on what to wear to run based on weather conditions.

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Oh, hey there winter

What happened? I was minding my own business enjoying pumpkin spice lattes, foliage, and not being drenched in sweat every time I left the house, and WHAM! Out of nowhere winter came in like a freight train, ran over my … Continue reading

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Fit in 15 – Core

Personal trainer Robert Williams Jr. finishes his “Fit in 15” series with core work. Williams says some of the benefits to this core workout come from rotating your body past the normal axis. When you do the lean back crunches, … Continue reading

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Race Spectating: Cheer like every runner is your best friend

This weekend I switched gears from runner to spectator. My friend’s sister was running her first 15K, which is kind of a big deal. That jump from 5 or 10K to 15K is not only a physical leap but a … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Maple bacon mashed sweet potatoes

You don’t have to fill up on plain mashed sweet potatoes to really get their full benefits. These healthy little potatoes are filled with nutrients and fiber to keep you full through most of the day. With the holidays approaching, … Continue reading

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How early is too early to run?

Answer: 2:30am. That is just too early. I’m a morning runner. Even though I work second shift, I am usually up by 7:30 to run. Days when I have earlier commitments, I just shift my run up. 5am, 4:30am, these … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Good morning egg bake

I love breakfast foods. I could eat them any time of day. Most Sundays I go to brunch with my husband after church. If we go to a restaurant any other time and it is 24-hour breakfast, you know what … Continue reading

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