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Fact or Fiction? Nutrition Edition

This post could be a book. It seems there is so much ground to cover when talking about fact vs fiction when it comes to nutrition. Was eating always this complicated? Is it complicated? Why are we so obsessed with food and weight and nutrition? It seems like it...

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5 Most Embarrassing Songs on My Playlist

When it comes to music, my taste has a very wide range and, because I'm usually training for the better part of two hours, five days a week, I need to mix up my playlist - a lot! I often think, while running down the street or lifting weights at the gym, if someone...

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Fact or Fiction? Fitness Edition!

There are so many fitness myths out there and I feel a need to set the record straight. After my hairdresser asked me what the best way to lose a quick 10 pounds was and then proceeded to tell me, with wide-eyes yearning for encouragement, that she's drinking a gallon...

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The Rundown – Hiberation

It's not that cold here. The first snowstorm of the season dumped a very manageable six inches, yet I'm definitely in hibernation, and I love to hate it. Ok, I mostly hate it but I would never want to move. Having my treadmill and bike trainer set up in the basement...

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Five Article Friday – Read All About It

As an avid reader, I feel like I will never get caught up on all the articles, stories and books I want to read. Even during vacation, when there seemed to be ample time to get lost in the New York Times (ok, fine the Post as well), blogs, magazines and books, the...

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The Rundown – Staying Alive

Don't mind me, just trying to keep my head above water as we enter the third week of January. How is 2016 so overwhelming already? Before you answer that, let's back up and talk about everything that happened last week. Hopefully you also have the day off to honor...

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Afterburn. Get Some!

As you may have seen, I was interviewed by Women's Running Editor in Chief Jessie Sebor about the elusive and much talked about concept of "afterburn" or the body's continuation to burn calories long after a workout session has ended. It's something that many athletes...

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