good running form

Proper Running Form is as Easy as Listening to Your Body

There was an interesting article in the New York times, given to me by my Dietitian friend Chelsey Bobcek.  (Thank you Chelsey I love having articles sent my way!  I would love anything YOU think I might find interesting!)  In Finding Your Ideal Running Form by Gretchen Reynolds, Reynolds states,  “ ‘You can optimize your gait naturally,’ she** says, ‘by becoming more conscious of …

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7 Tips for Developing the Body You Want

I know so many people who are very competent and successful in the business world, yet they have high cholesterol, hypertension, Type II Diabetes and/or are just unhappy with the appearance of their body.  What’s interesting is that some of the same principals of running a successful business can be applied to having a healthy lifestyle. This morning, I read a blog on INC.com …

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Running Motivation

People always talk about hating to run.  What they really hate, is the process of getting in shape to run.  Every time I lose my fitness I hate running again.  Then I reread a journal I wrote during my most fit days and I see the advice I wrote to myself: 1.  Running gets easier the more you do it. …

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Summer Routine

Summer time in Seattle is awesome!! When the sun comes out the entire PNW population has a smile on their face. A sunny day in Seattle is like a snow day for a child! Productivity halts as everyone rejoices and celebrates the sun’s presence.  This is all wonderful, but with all these celebrations seems to come skip workouts, glasses of …

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Carb loading

For the most part I try to eat pretty low carb, but on my taper week my inner carboholic gets to come out. Now carbo loading doesn’t mean eat whatever! You still want to eat clean to keep your gi system happy with you. Tonight I made a steak stir fry. I would normally eat 1/2 a pound of steak …