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Live Better Every Day with These 5 Simple Habits

Mindless: Marked by or displaying no use of the powers of the intellect; Requiring little attention or thought; Not intellectually challenging or stimulating. Engaging in mindless behaviors are what cause us to feel stuck when the shit hits the fan in life. Out of the blue with no warning, the slap of reality shows you what… Continue reading Live Better Every Day with These 5 Simple Habits

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T³ #002: The Magic of Fighting Through the Yuck

This Week on Trail Tip Thursday... You are consistently faced with the decision to just stop. What is the purpose of busting your ass and putting so much intense stress on the body? It is so much easier to stop and walk, or not even go out in the first place. There can be a… Continue reading T³ #002: The Magic of Fighting Through the Yuck

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The 3 Essential Fitness Tools to Fuel Your Adventurous Lifestyle

Your typical gym routine lacks purpose, and you might just be wasting your time. Talk about a bold statement to start, eh? Now let me clear that up real quick before you say, "who the hell does this ginger headed kid think he is? Telling me my goals don't matter, I go all the time… Continue reading The 3 Essential Fitness Tools to Fuel Your Adventurous Lifestyle

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Trail Tip Thursday: Welcome to T³

Welcome! If this is your first visit to Mindful Trailrunner, I would like to extend gratitude for wanting to see and hear what I have to say. I get it, you might be thinking, "what the heck is trail running?" and at first, I said the same exact thing! Trail Running has one major difference compared… Continue reading Trail Tip Thursday: Welcome to T³

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You Aren’t Perfect; Learn Something New, Or Re-Learn What You Might Already “Know”

It's So Easy, A Caveman Could Do It. Has it occurred to you that if you've learned how to ride a bike, it is almost impossible to forget? When you are a kid, it's a right of passage and freedom, especially once those training wheels are popped off. Throw a baseball card in the spokes,… Continue reading You Aren’t Perfect; Learn Something New, Or Re-Learn What You Might Already “Know”

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Anti-Inflammatory Golden Milk Recipe

What if there was a better option for your achy body than Tylenol, Advil, or Aleve? Pop just a few of those and bam, that joint soreness if gone...but not really. Those over the counter medications are dangerous for the body, but that is not where I want this article to end up, so back… Continue reading Anti-Inflammatory Golden Milk Recipe

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What’s The Deal With Your Butt Muscles?

If there was ever a title to catch your attention, I’m pretty sure this would be up there in the rankings. Your mind might be wondering what the heck I mean and for a good reason! People enjoy the glamour of having a nice looking butt; both the one who built it, and those who… Continue reading What’s The Deal With Your Butt Muscles?

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5 Simple Foam Rolling Tactics to Upgrade Your Body

The human body is absolutely incredible. Time and time again, we are presented with choices: some that will bring us closer to the life we desire, while others drag us down the mountain, sometimes ending worse off than we began. You can embark in a positive direction through intense bouts of physical and mental challenge… Continue reading 5 Simple Foam Rolling Tactics to Upgrade Your Body

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Many Selves, One Master; Find the Balance of Light and Dark

My current goal is to learn more about how to improve my own and others self-efficacy. Self-efficacy is defined as.. "The belief in one's capabilities to organize and execute the courses of action required to manage prospective situations." (According to Dr. Albert Bandura). In other words, it is the notion people hold in their heart… Continue reading Many Selves, One Master; Find the Balance of Light and Dark