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If you want to know my mantra for nutrition and eating well, look no further: Eat to feel good. Not to be skinny. An hourglass figure or abs of steel is not the pinnacle of health and well-being. Despite popular belief, looking razor thin is not the key to the kingdom. Moreover, measuring yourself against...
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I have always said that healthy living shouldn’t require a major overhaul in your lifestyle. Even if you’re a bonafide couch potato, turning life upside down will likely result in short-term gains followed by a longer-term pain and frustration. Baby steps, not a huge leap forward, are more likely to result in healthy habits that...
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Last week, I was working with a woman who admitted her challenges in getting back in the exercise saddle after having a baby. She admitted, “Ever since I had my little boy, I have had a really tough time exercising. I just can’t seem to get back in the swing of things.” I’m sure this...
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Teri Masters is a 37-year old mom of 3 living in Truro NS Canada. Her marathon experience taught her that she could push herself further than she ever thought, making “friends” with those aches and pains that accompany 26 miles. She fought torrential rains and winds to finish the Prince Edward Island Marathon in October....
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Erin just completed her first marathon, even though she never thought she could do one. According to Erin, “I don’t have a heart-string-pulling story or a courageous story of overcoming an illness or even a great weight loss story. I’m just a girl who got tired of the gym! Years ago, my mother told me...
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For those of you considering a fall marathon – as your first marathon or possibly second or third – training time has arrived! Before you get started, however, here are a few considerations you might want to keep in mind. Know in your heart you want to do it. Marathons are as much a mental...
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With tears streaming down my face, I recently finished the 2010 Boston Marathon, my 12th marathon. Were they tears of joy?  Well, I did reach my goal, which was to break four hours, with a final time of 3:58.51, or 9:07 pace. This means that at age 46, I have qualified for Boston once again....
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