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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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The Rundown – Back to Work

Of course by "back to work" I'm speaking only of running, biking and swimming like it's my job! And Brittany? I have been working bitch! Let's do this... WEEK OF JANUARY 4, 2016 RUNNING CRS (Coach Rocket Science) wasted no time in getting me back in the game. This...

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The Boys Get A Lesson in Giving

It is a story that just needs to be told, and I haven't written exclusively about the boys in this space for a long time, and it's time. The boys have a play room over our garage. They almost never play in it because they want to be downstairs where the action is. I...

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Let’s Eat!

I know you probably just resolved to basically not eat in the new year but, that's insane. Truly. I'm not sure when food became so confusing but the thought of choosing a meal, with the overload of information about what to eat, not eat, what causes cancer, what...

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The Rundown – Fresh Start in 2016

Well hello and Happy New Year! It's great to be back...well, it's sort of ok to be back because being off was amazing. I had a fabulous two weeks filled with family, food and fitness. Of course there was also sickness, whining and stress so I'm glad that part is over....

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The Rundown – End of the Year Clearance

As expected, this past week was insane. I tried very hard to embrace the chaos the end of the year brings but, as you know, chaos is definitely not my thing. I hate yard sales, clearance sales, and anything else that isn't well organized and laid out for me in brand...

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This Is Living – The Single Best Gift to Give

"I'm DYING!" was the phrase I heard most often when I had my personal training studio. Inevitably, when the class or a workout became really hard, the client would yell out these two words. Repeatedly. My response? "This is what living feels like!" Most of them were...

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