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Latest Blog Posts

  • 7 Reasons You Can’t Lose The Weight

    I don’t think it’s a surprise to anyone that a large population of the world is overweight. Here are some quick facts from the World Health Organization:Worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975.In 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. Of these over 650 million were obese.39% of adults aged […]

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  • Why Do Long-Established Races End?

    Some bad news hit the local road racing community this week. After 35 straight years, the Louisville Triple Crown of Running will not take place in 2020. The series consisted of a 5K, a 10K and a 10 Miler each spring. At the beginning of the series, it included a half marathon before that became […]

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  • How Does Time Off Affect Fitness?

    We’ve all had to take some time off from exercising. It is usually related to an injury or a change in schedules at home or work. It can be frustrating to know that all the gains in fitness you made are slowing going away as you miss workout after workout. But how long does it […]

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  • A Few Holistic Hundred Approved Recipes

    Following The Holistic Hundred can be challenging. Especially if you are not used to cooking your own meals from scratch. With that in mind, here are a few recipes that I found that are guaranteed to get you through some of those days when you are craving a sugary snack or ​tired of eating the […]

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  • My Top 5 Body-weight Exercises

    Part of the current Holistic Hundred Challenge is doing 100 body-weight exercises every day! This might sound simple to some of you, but I would challenge everyone to try this, even if you are not doing the Holistic Hundred Challenge.This time of year, lots of people spend a lot of money going to the gym. […]

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  • Can Running Outside in the Cold Make You Sick?

    I run. I run outside. I only run outside. No treadmills for me. I’ve never liked them, and I avoid them at all cost. Weather is not a deterrent for me when it comes to running. Rain? No problem. Heat? I can handle that. Snow? It’s actually kind of fun. Cold? ​Invigorating.The recent polar vortex […]

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