Monthly Archives: August 2014

Add One Dynamic Stretch and Girls’ Night (Recipe: Banana Pudding Layer Cake)

Why?  For range of motion. You will gain flexibility from adding dynamic stretches to your routine.  Muscles are more powerful when they can move through a full range of motion.  Dynamic stretches, not static stretches, have been found in studies … Continue reading

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Food Safety Practices (Recipe: Oven-Roasted Spring Vegetables)

A lot of the research I have been doing so far at my new job has been on food safety.  Food safety research is a big part of the program I am in. Food Safety News actually published an article that … Continue reading

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All About Envy (Recipe: Fudgy Chocolate Brownies)

Remember how I did an entire post with pictures of the LRD?  Well, I’ve been meaning to do one with pictures of Envy!  So here it is! First of all, here are her AWESOME flyball pictures from the tournament: Oh … Continue reading

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Early Morning Runs #NYCMarathon #11weekstogo (Recipe: Breakfast Blueberry Oatmeal Cakes)

And this is one of the reasons I wake up early to run: Because even when it is hot and humid, you still have the chance to see a beautiful sunrise and the feeling of a new day.  No matter … Continue reading

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Where the Wild Dogs Are (Recipe: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies)

So, I never posted about last weekend.  We played flyball all weekend and had a blast! The theme was “Where the Wild Dogs Are”. Callie ran Open with Go Dog Go flyball club and Envy warmed up with the Fayetteville Freedom … Continue reading

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Add One Daily Fruit or Vegetable Serving (Recipe: Cooking Light Classic Fudge Brownies)

Why?  For nutrients. Though more than half of a runner’s calories should come from carbohydrates, fruits and vegetables are the best sources because they’re so nutrient-dense.  Produce fills you up and leaves you with less room in your stomach which … Continue reading

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Plyometric Workouts (Recipe: Banana Crumb Cake)

Plyometric workouts are pretty much the INSANITY workouts I’ve been doing.  And if you’re doing them right (in terms of the amount of effort you’re putting in), then they are hard.  You sweat a lot.  You are exhausted after your … Continue reading

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