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Many medical experts will tell you that 30 minutes is where the exercise threshold begins. In fact, the Department of Health and Human Services suggests that at least 30 minutes of daily physical activity is required to reduce the risk of chronic diseases in adulthood. But don’t sweat it if you only have 10 or 20 minutes...
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Luke always gets a kick out of doing yoga with me. He makes me laugh when he tries to fit beneath me in the downward dog pose. And when he does a seated meditation or vinyasa, he calls it “peace.” The joke’s on me when he mimics my lack of flexibility, however. In fact, he’ll...
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I’ve recently begun a consulting engagement which requires business travel. As such, I’m reminded of the challenges in exercising and eating well when the comforts of home are miles away. Though it’s nearly impossible to replicate healthy, home-cooked meals, there are ways to curtail the amount of junk food one consumes on the road! Likewise,...
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Yesterday, I dedicated a post to a question I often receive: HOW DO YOU GRIND OUT THE LONG TRAINING RUNS? My time-tested tricks include varying the routine, seeking sunshine, changing tunes and ignoring the pain (among other things). Working backwards today, however, I believe that mindful preparation goes a long way to painlessly enduring a...
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