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Caffeine and Running. What’s the buzz?

Caffeine and Running In high school I was voted “Class Sugar High” because sugar and yes, caffeine too would have me bouncing off the walls. Now as an adult I am not a huge caffeine user because it still has the same effect. But, using it as a supplement for running has piqued my curiosity … Read More »

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I’m not running Boston this year.

No Boston Marathon for me. So I’m not running Boston this year. You know what? I am totally okay with it. I loved running the Boston Marathon the years that I did it but I have been enjoying a shift away from marathon training. Instead of marathon training this year I have been running miles … Read More »

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Go the Extra Mile and a Hyland’s Giveaway

Go The Extra Mile *Disclaimer: This post contains a giveaway from Hyland’s Homeopathy. All opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. What does it mean to “Go The Extra Mile?” go the extra mile To go beyond what is necessary or expected in order to please someone, achieve something, or get something done correctly. Athletes in search of a personal goal must go the extra mile to see their dream become a … Read More »

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White Mountains Triathlon Festival Half Ironman Recap

White Mountains Half Ironman Recap Well, I didn’t make it up to Canada for the Mont Tremblant 70.3. Too much happening at home to allow for travel but lucky for me there was another Half Ironman happening right in my backyard. I have always wanted to do the White Mountains Triathlon Half Ironman in Franconia, … Read More »

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The Fresh Look. Swim, Bike, Run and More!

The FRESH LOOK Life is in transition over here but its a good transition. The kids are officially on summer vacation so we are getting into our summer schedule groove. I now officially have kids who are headed to 2nd and 4th grades next year which is pretty wild. We are making a school transition … Read More »

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Build mental toughness for running. Use visualization, mantras and more.

Building Mental Toughness for Running. Ditch the Negative Mindset. I’m tired. Boston Marathon training has reached its peak and the taper has begun but my body is feeling exhausted from all of the miles and the mental part of training. It’s Sunday morning, the day after 8 more inches of snow on April 1st. One … Read More »

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New Balance Running Shoes–Fresh Foam 1080

 New Balance Running Shoes. The Fresh Foam 1080? What’s not to love? *Disclaimer: I received a pair of the New Balance Running Shoes Fresh Foam 1080 v7 for my review from New Balance. All opinions expressed here are my own. I have to admit when maximal running shoes first arrived on the scene I was … Read More »

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EnduraPouch Runners Fuel Pouch Review and Energy Goop Recipe

A New Way to Carry Runner’s Fuel, The EnduraPouch  *Dislcaimer: This post is sponsored by The Gear Well. I was sent EnduraPouches  for review purposes. All opinions expressed here are my own! Being a runner one of the challenges can be how to carry your runner’s fuel. I never have a shortage pockets (since I often … Read More »

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