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#QuestionMadness. Why do I do the crazy things that I do?

“Why live a life that’s perceived as mad?” #QuestionMadness *This post was inspired by The North Face as they celebrate their 50th Anniversary and they are asking all outdoor enthusiasts to #QuestionMadness. I am writing this post as a TNFLOCALS Ambassdor. Why live a life that’s perceived as mad? Is it madness or drive that … Read More »

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The #50WomentoKona Movement and gender equality in sports.

Join the discussion about Gender Equality in Sports. #50WomentoKona

It is amazing that even now there continues to be gender inequality in sport. This weekend history was made in England when Oxford women’s crew raced for the first time against the Cambridge Women’s crew over the same exact 4.2 mile race course as the men’s teams and it was televised too.  The famed Oxford-Cambridge … Read More »

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The benefits of endurance sports on the mind

Why I love Endurance sports.  Endurance sports all allow me to get into a meditative state. Since I was a little kid I have participated in sports that require intense focus and repetitive movement. Each of these sports has a rhythmic quality in each repeated movement. Each stroke or footstep builds muscle memory. Endurance sports … Read More »

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Fall Fresh Five to inspire

It’s Feel Like Fall. Here’s my fall fresh five. Fall is rapidly closing in in New Hampshire. We had frost warnings last night. The leaves are starting to turn and kitchens everywhere  are filled with the smells of apple pie and apple crisp and fall comfort food.  My flip flops have been retired to the … Read More »

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Running Hill Repeats!

Today I renewed my love for hill repeats. Perhaps I am a masochist but I have always LOVED running hills. People have always thought that I am nuts. I haven’t done any specific hill workouts in a long time but it felt amazing. I picked a pretty steep hill, the sun was setting the trees … Read More »

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Running Field Test-Time Trial

Today I completed my first ever “Running Field Test.” I haven’t done any kind of run testing ever before.  The last time I did some sort of test for training it was back on the water and in the dreaded “erg” room when I spent my days repeating stroke after stroke as a rower. For … Read More »

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Fresh Friday: Energy Bits Review

Energy Bits Review *Disclaimer: I received product in exchange for this review but received no other compensation. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Energy Bits One year during the I was at The Fitness and Health Bloggers Conference  I was on twitter and … Read More »

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