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Born To Run For Love or Money? (Win the Book!)

The first time I started reading Born To Run by Christopher McDougall, I stopped about 10 pages in. It was about some crazy tribe in the middle of nowhere, running like wild animals, and the author was in search of a seemingly ghost-like white man living among them,...

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BIG NEWS! I’m A Fly Girl

No I didn't travel back in time and achieve my childhood dream of dancing on In Living Color but, I have achieved an adult dream and I'm happy to announce... I'm officially part of the Oiselle Team Voleé!  *runs out of the room screaming with joy*   Ok, I'm back....

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I Need Your Help With My Body Image Issues

I have a problem. Ever since the first ESPN the magazine's Body Issue came out in 2009, I can't wait to see it. I don't know what genius had the brilliant idea of having elite athletes pose naked, showing their amazing physiques, but I'm sure she got a huge bonus! I...

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If No One Shows Up, Do You Still Win?

It's like that age-old question, "If a tree falls in the woods and no one is there to hear it, does it still make a sound?" Okay, so maybe it's not that deep, but it's an important question that a lot of racers ask themselves, and actually may extend far beyond...

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Get Your Butt To The Track! 3 Workouts Anyone Can Do

I'm only saying this because my butt is now there on a weekly basis. I don't like to suffer alone, and really, who does? Misery loves company. Fast company. As torturous and daunting as the oval may be, it's an excellent place to hone speed. After all, the only way to...

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I Choose Not To Have Balance

That's right.  I don't seek balance because I know that's not really what I want, and if you're being honest with yourself, it may not be what you want either.   There's a lot out in the atmosphere about this elusive "balance" and why it's so important to achieve...

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FitBloggin’ Conference – In All Honesty

In all honesty... It shouldn't have been so damn hard to get to the fitness/blog conference (FitBloggin') in Savannah from Connecticut, but it was.  After hoping a puddle jumper to DC, I sat there, delayed for an hour before getting on another puddle jumper, where we...

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What Motivates You? How About A Giveaway?

Everyone loves a free gift, right?  Well don't you know that nothing in this life is free?  I'm not talking about money, but something way more precious - blood, sweat and tears.  Usually lots of tears. If I'm being completely honest with myself, my motivation comes...

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