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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…

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Birthday Reflection

Today is my 39th birthday. I am the only son of Roger and Cathy Green and the oldest child (my little sister, Elise, is three years younger). I’ll bet when my parents had me, they wondered what I would do as I grew up the same way that my wife, Jill, and I wonder what our kids will do as they…