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Running for Your Life: Steps you can take for a lifetime of running enjoyment

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST NOW! Here I talk with the gang from Trail Runner Nation about the importance of running or moving for your entire life and how you can do it. Stuff we mentioned: Candice Burt’s 200/100 daily workout Running Times Masters Runners 10-Minute Strength Circuit Book, “Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the…

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Morning Feet

Here is a simple, effective way to “wake up” your feet in the morning. No special equipment is really needed. It takes only a few minutes and can have lasting positive effects on your athletic performance and overall health. Ankle circles (rotate your foot 15x clockwise, 15x counterclockwise) Gas pedals (push down and pull back your foot as if on…

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Homemade chocolate almond butter spread

My wife Jill put her healthy alternative twist on this fan favorite. Try it the next time you need a little something sweet. And don’t feel guilty either.   Homemade Chocolate Almond Butter Spread   1 large container of almond butter (freshly ground is best) 1 1/2 cups coconut milk 1/2 cup of sugar replacement (we use Xylo Sweet –…

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Hang on….

I don’t race. I really don’t. And I don’t do speedwork either. These days I just enjoy getting out for a run. But there was a time that I raced…ALOT. I would sit down at the beginning of the calendar year and plan out my A, B, and C races. I had a build training period, a speed period, and…

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More Daily Movement

Of course we know that every new calendar year brings with it the chance to change things for the better – our personal status, our financial well-being, our daily life. Out with the old and in with the new. But I feel that every Fall brings a renewed opportunity for improving our health and increasing our daily vigor as the…

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Back to Boston

  Reflect, relive, run…Boston. This year I head back to Boston to be a part of the marathon. This year is in the 119th running of the iconic event. This year it is April 20th – always the third Monday of April. Marathon Monday (Patriots’ Day) is a state holiday for Massachusetts. It celebrates the state’s illustrious history with a…

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Get off your tush!

The Washington Post has talked about it. The Centers for Disease Control have studied it. So why do people still sit and are inactive for upwards of 22 hours a day?!   Because it is what our society has gone to. There are huge lines at the drive-thru of McDonald’s and Starbucks, furniture companies are coming out with the “next…