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Happy 2017!


Happy 2017 everyone!  2016 certainly was an interesting year.  A myriad of celebrity deaths rocked headline after headline. Violence and tension between the police and the public.  Race tensions around the country.  A contentious election full of name calling, scandalous accusations, and the election of a reality show star president.  Around the globe, violence and war continue to rage.  Yes, there…

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The Art of Bonking


Today’s post is a lesson in how to train bonk like a champion.  According to trusty Wikipedia, “Hitting the wall or the bonk describes a condition caused by the depletion of glycogen stores in the liver and muscles, which manifests itself by sudden fatigue and loss of energy” AKA – it’s like getting smacked in the face with a baseball bat…

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ENERGYbits Product Review


Ok… file this under the “better late than never” category!!!  Several months ago I was contacted by the Community Manager over at ENERGYbits and offered a sample of ENERGYbits and RECOVERYbits to try out.  The product was completely new to me and I was definitely intrigued!  The never-ending quest for the best training and race nutrition plan can be overwhelming. …

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Ode to the Road


First things first, let’s get one thing straight… I am NOT a road runner.   My preferred method of run travel is in the dirt, trying (and most always failing) not to trip and go ass over teakettle into the woods.  I love mud.  I stomp in puddles.  I’m dirty.  (not that kind of dirty… get your mind out of the…

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