Creating a Balanced Meal

Does this sound like a familiar scenerio: you decide that you want to start eating healthier and immediately your mind goes to boring food that the media has deemed healthy, and you start saying good-bye to all of the foods you enjoy eating. Good-bye french fries and...
Are you enjoying the journey?

Are you enjoying the journey?

It is a New Year – time for New Year’s resolutions; New Year promises to do things different or to be more consistent with doing the activities that help us reach our goals.  Whether your resolution is to lose weight and get fit, or excel at your job,...
The Benefits of Small Group Training

The Benefits of Small Group Training

Showing up to work is always easier if you know you have a few great coworkers that will be struggling through the day with you, ready with moral support and inspiration.  Working out at an exercise facility can be the same way when it comes to small group...
What Is Gluten and Where Does It Hide?

What Is Gluten and Where Does It Hide?

Gluten is a complex form of protein found in wheat, rye, barley, and malt. For those of us with celiac disease, it destroys the villi that covers the surface area of our small intestines so that we cannot digest or absorb nutrients properly. This can result in a...
Journey to IM Tahoe Weeks 13-14

Journey to IM Tahoe Weeks 13-14

March is here, and I’ve taken the bike outside! I had a great 27-mile ride on Sunday the 15th, and on Thursday the 19th I got out for an hour despite the brisk weather.Let’s go CAPS! Never mind the helmet-hair. This is the start of my first big...
Journey to IM Tahoe Weeks 10-11-12

Journey to IM Tahoe Weeks 10-11-12

I traveled to Austin, Texas for Valentine’s weekend for two reasons – First, to do Cupid’s Undie Run – the fundraiser for the Children’s Tumor Foundation – and second, to do the Austin half-marathon. As a bonus, my coach Brian lives...

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