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10 Ways to Stay Fit This Holiday Season (and Still Drink Some EggNog)

On average, the meal you and most Americans consume is a whopping 3,000 - 5,000 calories for a typical Thanksgiving/Holiday celebration. Yikes! That is the equivalent of; 8 Hours of Shoveling snow...yes, I said shoveling, not snow blowing 3-4 Hours of Running Continuously... Up Stairs... Non-Stop 6 Hours of Circuit Training, and a pretty dang tough… Continue reading 10 Ways to Stay Fit This Holiday Season (and Still Drink Some EggNog)

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Don’t Binge Diet, Just Eat Smarter; 3 Tips to Achieve Your Ideal Weight

"Balancing Energy In (food Calories) and Energy Out is what weight loss and weight gain are all about. Tip the seesaw toward Energy In, and you gain weight; tip the seesaw toward Energy Out, and you lose weight." - The Physicist's Guide to Weight Loss, Mark Beusing I love this viewpoint because, in physics, there is… Continue reading Don’t Binge Diet, Just Eat Smarter; 3 Tips to Achieve Your Ideal Weight

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Run Like a Gazelle With These 5 Super Supplements

-- Fuel your body without having to digest food, meaning more energy for your legs -- Improve performance without drugs (or superpowers) & -- Enjoy the run 10x more because you can smile and breathe easily instead of scouring and sucking wind through a straw

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The 5 F’s to Create Change That Lasts; and No, One of Them Isn’t “F**k It”

You discovered a time where each morning, afternoon and night, feeling like the best version of your potential exists. With each favorable decision you make, you crack a smile and love how empowered it makes you feel. You are unstoppable, regardless of whatever is going on around you. The habits you've built in allow you… Continue reading The 5 F’s to Create Change That Lasts; and No, One of Them Isn’t “F**k It”

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Stop Feeling Crappy and Start Drinking Your Water

You know that feeling when Your body feels like 'blah'? (I know, super scientific with that description) But seriously, your neck, back, hips, and legs either feel like Jell-O, or a 1,000-pound block of cement when trying to get up-and-out of bed. Not before long you shake those feelings out, but lone behold, by the… Continue reading Stop Feeling Crappy and Start Drinking Your Water

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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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Do You Want to Live Longer? Then Take the Reins on Regulating Your Cortisol

What is Cortisol Cortisol is a hormone created by the adrenal glands in your kidneys, then released into the bloodstream. Just like testosterone, progesterone, estrogen, melatonin, and DHEA, your body like to keep the balance of each hormone under its control, and does not like big shifts in change. "Almost every cell contains receptors for cortisol… Continue reading Do You Want to Live Longer? Then Take the Reins on Regulating Your Cortisol

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Fall is Upon Us; Here’s Why Your Shopping Plan Should Change With The Seasons

Don't Let this abnormally warm weather fool you. Fall is among us. The temperature is dropping, meaning the change of seasons is about to be among us! Over the past hundreds of years as our ability to encounter foods developed, we became accustomed to utilizing the food available at certain times of the year. Our… Continue reading Fall is Upon Us; Here’s Why Your Shopping Plan Should Change With The Seasons

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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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Do You Do What You Do Well? Or Do You Just Do it?

As I lie awake on this early morning during Orca Games competition, soaking in the stillness, I took some time to reflect upon how I present myself as a coach... Here is a snapshot of how the concept of the Progression of Coaching wandered through my mind.   Coaches, Trainers, Therapists, and Movement Practitioners have… Continue reading Do You Do What You Do Well? Or Do You Just Do it?