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    Marathon Day

    Posted on October 15, 2014 by in Living Fit

    I ran the 1/2 marathon! And so did many of you, my fellow Boot Campers! I’m so proud of us. It was one of the most exhilarating experiences of my life. Crossing that finish line, arms raised, tears, yes tears, running down my cheeks, I felt like I had just conquered the world. It was [...]

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  • Diet Trends: What Works, What Doesn’t

    Posted on October 15, 2014 by in Nutrition Blog

    Gluten-free has been the buzz lately (at least one of them) on dieting.  And yes, sometimes it is a way to get positive nutritional results, but does it work for everyone? How many of you jumped on the bandwagon and why? If so, did it work for you? Maybe you noticed changes in your weight, energy, pockets? Last [...]

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  • SOY SOY SOY….it’s everywhere!

    Posted on October 15, 2014 by in Nutrition Blog

    What is SOY? Soy beans, soy milk, tofu, soy sauce?? Soy products seem to be everywhere! And a common belief seems to be that soy is always a great alternative to milk/dairy when you’re trying to make healthier choices in your life. Let’s talk about how much of that is true, and revisit some of [...]

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    It’s Almost Time

    Posted on October 9, 2014 by in Living Fit

    It’s almost race day! In a few days I’ll be running my first half marathon. It’s something I never thought I’d do, but secretly wished I could. And then, when I began to training, ran my first 10K, and injured myself, I decided I never would run that half marathon. i decided I wasn’t a [...]

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    Get Your Workouts in on the Weekend with a Hike

    Posted on October 1, 2014 by in Living Fit

    So the October Challenge starts today! 30 work outs in 30 days! I know you are all planning to make it to class 6 days a week, right? There are so many class options that you can always find a place and a time to work out. But what about Sunday? Or what will you [...]

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    Boot Camper Highlight: The J Team

    Posted on September 17, 2014 by in Living Fit

    What gets you to Boot Camp when you’d rather sleep in? What makes you push yourself, up your weights, or run just a little faster up that hill? What keeps you coming back when you are sore, or feeling like you can’t do one more burpee? What inspires you to try something you never have [...]

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    Exercise, Mental Health, and My 2 Year Boot Campaversary

    Posted on September 3, 2014 by in Living Fit

    2 years ago I signed up for a month of boot camp classes. It still amazes me that such a small thing could have created such enormous changes in my life. When I stop to think about who I was then and who I am now, I can hardly stop the tears from rolling down [...]

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    Living Fit Recipes: Roasted Vegetable Ratatouille

    Posted on August 28, 2014 by in Living Fit

    I went for my first 8 mile run this weekend. It was a run-walk, to get me back in shape after my foot injury. It felt so great, and we made good time. Until the very end of the run, when I suddenly felt sharp pain in my knee, which made it difficult to walk, [...]

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    Are You Glad to be Alive?

    Posted on August 20, 2014 by in Living Fit

    Do you remember the thrill of reaching double digits? I still remember my 10th birthday. I felt so old. 13 was a big one too. 16 and 18 felt like milestones. And when I turned 20, I couldn’t believe I had reached an age I once thought was really “up there”. My husband turned 30 [...]

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    Rewriting My Fitness Story

    Posted on August 13, 2014 by in Living Fit

    I grew up in an athletic family.
    Well, I grew up with an athletic dad and brother.
    Sports, playing them, watching them, reading about them, and talking about them, were a constant part of our life.

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