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Oct 302013
It's Official: I'm an Ultra Marathoner

Well…it’s official. I finished an ultra-marathon. Didn’t say I “ran” an ultra-marathon, because that would be a lie. But I finished. 32.94 miles worth. My training plan prepared me for “a long day in the woods”. Truer words have never been spoken. Well, truer words may have been “a long, long, long day in the Continue Reading «It’s Official: I’m an Ultra Marathoner»

Oct 242013

“And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not to men.” Colossians 3:23 (NKJV). That is the foundational verse for our karate association. I appreciate that beating everyone else in a division isn’t what’s valued most when it comes to our physical training. It’s pursuing full potential…our real best, not just Continue Reading «Yardstick»

Oct 202013
5 Quick Exercises to Prep Your Body

After years of playing soccer, long-distance running, and having poor posture holding babies, I’ve learned my body not only wants — but DEMANDS a proper warm up before I participate in any type of training. I’ve written in the past about different types of warm ups. There is a time and place for all types Continue Reading «5 Quick Exercises to Prep Your Body»

Oct 122013
Gluten-Free Almond Flour Pancakes

There is really nothing better than pancakes. They are seriously delicious and if prepared with the right ingredients, can be nutritious and wholesome. I am especially a fan of whipping up a batch after a long run. The thought of yummy homemade ‘cakes gets me through those last tough miles on many a run. I’ve Continue Reading «Gluten-Free Almond Flour Pancakes»