Sticks + Stones – Bumps, Bruises and Blisters Don’t Stand a Chance

“Scars. A sign that you had been hurt. A sign that you had healed.” ― Benjamin Alire Sáenz How many times do you hop out of the shower and overlook those stubborn signs of persistence and perseverance? ...your scars Now, as a child I can admit to a number of so-called "not-so-intelligent" experiences that yielded some …

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Twinkle Toes + Tips

So I am now approaching the 3-month anniversary with my Garmin Fenix 5s (link to the watch here) and being the finance nerd that I am deep down inside, I've spent a number of hours downloading and analyzing my running data, steps, heart rate and even my stress rate.  Needless to say, the data points …

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…if you don’t succeed, tri and tri again

With the Spring on the horizon (humor me - yes I know here in the Northeast that means a solid 1.5 months), it was time to start buckling down on the next step in this year's fitness journey. After deciding to give the marathon a second try, I decided that my appetite for challenge was …

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Physical Therapy + Office = Time Saver

Multitasking - how many people see this word and think "hmmmm what exactly is that?" or (the more likely response in my case) "god please not again..." When life/work/hobbies/errands/spouses/children/friends/colleagues/your body/the world come calling all at once, sometimes squeezing in a few of your laundry list of items is not just wise but, frankly, a necessity... …

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A Recipe for Redemption

A spoonful of sugar may help you fuel on a long run, but you will need a lot more ingredients in your recipe to conquer  your 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or maybe even your 33rd marathon With a little less than 39 weeks until the 2018 Chicago Marathon, it was time to put pen to paper - …

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Go girl!

So after 3 months of cross-fitting, I can say that yesterday was a turning point—to all the crossfit skeptics out there who paint a picture of super toned body builders (most of them being male) who drink creatine shakes, I have got news for you. Yesterday, yours truly accomplished a small but meaningful crossfit feat—this …

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