Category Archives: Century Ride

The Awesomeness of 2013

Before the ball drops at midnight and I make all those New Year’s resolutions for 2014, I wanted to reflect on how amazing 2013 was for me.  Of course there were ups and downs, but overall this year was pretty … Continue reading

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A Few Words on Salt and More on My Door County Weekend (Recipe: Peachy Chicken Salad)

Yes, salt is unhealthy in large amounts.  It has been shown to raise blood pressure in many people.  And it makes food more appealing.  HOWEVER, salt is not obesogenic.  Salt has no calories.  And it does not increase the desire … Continue reading

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I Cycled 100 Miles! (Recipe: Sausage and Basil Stuffed Tomatoes)

On Sunday I completed my first Century Ride up in Door County, Wisconsin and cycled a new distance PR:  100 miles!  And it was fabulous!!!  However, before I get into my ride, I have to give a HUGE shout out … Continue reading

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Squats, GOTR, Door County, PT and Puppies! (Recipe: Eggplant Foccacia)

So, there is LOTS of exciting stuff going on over here in Madison which means this post is going to be a little bit all over the place.  BUT I have to start off by saying that I did 288 … Continue reading

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Fun Weekend in Madison! (Recipe: Brown Butter Peach Crumble Bars)

It was such a fun weekend in Madison!  Here were the highlights: – Music by Pat McCurdy – Memorial Union at night – Wine and Pumpkin Beer – People watching (particularly ridiculous undergrads and old people who think they are … Continue reading

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Rest Stops Along the Century Ride (Recipe: Fresh Peach Ice-Cream)

First–there is some exciting news out there in the research world!  According to a study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, children who are physically active at school are NOT less active at home. The study found that … Continue reading

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Running a Relay? (Recipe: Roasted Eggplant and Couscous)

Spoiler Alert:  This post is a little bit all over the place. Relay events are picking up in popularity!  According to a Runners World poll, 32% of runners have participated in a relay and 43% have put it on their … Continue reading

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