Resolutions Are Crap

The week after the holiday indulgence and just before the dawn of a new year is an awkward purgatory for those who have that guilty little voice in their heads scolding them for a year plagued by work demands, too many sugary snacks and not enough exercise, right? Enter the New Years Resolution and the …

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Up, Up and Away!

How many folks travel regularly for work?  As someone who used to travel > 9 months per year (Monday โ€“ Friday) for over 4 years after graduating from college, travel, fitness, and nutrition sometimes felt like a midair battle each and every trip. Now, with the benefit of hindsight, learning the hard way about not …

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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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Rise + Shine Smoothie Time

Daylight "savings" really? After cruising through the Wall Street Journal this morning, I now blame the wonderful folks at the candy companies for this robbery of my precious weekend sleep + free time. Why? Well it turns out that in 2007, the folks at some of our country's largest candy makers banded together and begged …

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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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