Monthly Archives: February 2015

NIH Grants and Calf Pain (Recipe: Sweet Potato Soup)

Did this week seem to go on FOREVER for anyone else besides me?  (And Cheryl because I talked to her earlier today, and she agreed that this had been the longest week ever.)  And yesterday totally felt like Friday.  I … Continue reading

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Top 20 Fitness Trends for 2015 (Recipe: Starbucks Lemon Loaf)

The American College of Sports Medicine surveyed 3,400 health and fitness professionals around the globe to identify emerging fitness trends for 2015.  Wanna know what they found?  Here are the top 20 fitness trends for 2015! Body weight training can be … Continue reading

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A Mini Italian Lesson (Recipe: Fluffy Pancakes)

Last Wednesday, I started taking a level 1 Italian class.  It meets Wednesday evenings through mid-April.  I’m super excited about it. My dad always said I could be a professional student for a living if I could earn money that … Continue reading

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Super Bowl!! (Recipe: No-Bake Oreo Layer Dessert)

So, as we all know, the Super Bowl was last weekend. The National Chicken Council’s (NCC) 2015 Chicken Wing Report estimated that 1.25 billion wings would be eaten during Super Bowl XLIX.  Holy cow!  That’s a lot of wings!  The NCC … Continue reading

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Long Intervals and My Heart Dogs (Recipe: Cheesy Pasta Bake)

Many athletes do all of their workouts at more or less the same, moderate intensity. They build fitness for events by adding distance to their workouts, not intensity. However, it’s important to also do workouts featuring longer intervals at a slightly … Continue reading

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To Rotate or Not to Rotate? (Recipe: Soft Honey Cookies)

So, do you really need to rotate your running shoes? The results of two studies, one published in British Journal of Sports Medicine and the other in Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, suggest that runners who train … Continue reading

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