Category Archives: Events

Scenic Fitness Training

Wherever you may be, the perfect trail for your run or bike ride is probably just around the corner.  I recently discovered the huge network of “rails to trails” biking and snowmobile paths, and what a find it was!   As far … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland Workout

The snow necessitated a change in my running plans, so I decided to “make lemonade” as they say.  I then discovered my hardest workout to date – a quarter mile obstacle course run through 1-1/2 feet of snow.  I’m telling … Continue reading

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Resolutions into Reality

“It’s a brand new year and I’m so frikin excited I could explode!”   As a motivator I love to hear words like that.  Why?  Because for one thing they are true.   And truth is great.  But stepping down to reality … Continue reading

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“Old-Years” Resolutions….

The holidays are right around the corner, why not try something a bit different this year?  Many of us make those grand resolutions at the start of the New Year, only to see them “phase out” around the beginning of … Continue reading

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A Devine Repast

With Thanksgiving day fast approaching, I felt that I should reflect with some insight on a famous section of the Bible.  One should never question the divine wisdom of the Lord.  When He gave that sermon on the Mount he knew … Continue reading

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Life Changing Events…

                              Heed these words of wisdom from the “All-seeing one”   (Yes, thats me, having a little fun with the ole Ipad.  lol 🙂 Image for a minute that you had just won the lottery.  The BIG one.  How would it make … Continue reading

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Go For The Gold…and the Fun

That little girl just put 280 lbs over her head!  Her body weight @116 lbs.  Ahem…. Thats Zulfina Chinshanlo of Kazakstan.   (Not former worlds strongest man Bill “Kaz” Kazmaier”s daughter, by the way 🙂 Watching the Olympics brought to mind … Continue reading

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Crack That Whip!

Today I’m going to lash out – always a fun thing to do – spewing fire, braids a cracking, and the target of my indignation:  fine actress Jamie Lee Curtis. She wrote an article on her blog on the Huffington … Continue reading

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Minimalist Shoes – Is Less Really Better?

Have you tried out minimalist running shoes yet?  Those are the thin almost barefoot – feeling flexible ones that try to mimic barefoot running as close as possible.  Its pundits say it’s the only way to go,  and if your feet … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving All! Lets live it up!

One of the traits of successful people is their ability to “compartmentalize”,  and this certainly applies to festive occasions.  Why rain on your own parade?  Those who tell you to limit the damage from the “dangerous for dieters” holiday occasions … Continue reading

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