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Little Things: a Nutrition Series — 4 of 4; Fats

November 23, 2021

Making little changes in nutrition for long term habit making — Fats are Fuel! This article contains Amazon Affiliate Links. By purchasing through these links, I earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Welcome to my 4-part series in which I share what I’ve learned about nutrition. The 8-week program, Simply Nourished…

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Little Things: a Nutrition Series — 3 of 4; Proteins

November 10, 2021

Making little changes in nutrition for long term habit making — The Power of Protein! Welcome to my 4-part series in which I share what I’ve learned about nutrition. The 8-week program, Simply Nourished Like a Mother, offered by Train Like a Mother and Registered Dietician Ellie Kempton walks through the dietary Macros and how…

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Little Things: a Nutrition Series — 2 of 4; Carbohydrates

October 27, 2021

Making little changes in nutrition for long term habit making — Carbs are awesome! Welcome to my 4-part series in which I share what I’ve learned about nutrition. The 8-week program, Simply Nourished Like a Mother, offered by Train Like a Mother and Registered Dietician Ellie Kempton walks through the dietary Macros and how to…

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My Menopause Story: Going through “the change.”

October 20, 2021

Part One: Operating System Crash You know what it’s called when you start thinking of something and then it starts to show up all over the place unbidden? It’s called the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon, but that is not what is important. This is happening to me a lot in 2021. My fitness routine, nutrition, and overall…

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Little Things: a Nutrition Series

October 13, 2021

Part 1: Making little changes in nutrition for long term habit making. Welcome to my 4-part series in which I share what I’ve learned about nutrition. The 8-week program, Simply Nourished Like a Mother, offered by Train Like a Mother and Registered Dietician Ellie Kempton walks through the dietary Macros and how to incorporate each…

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Mental Health: Keep talking

October 6, 2021

When something is so important, you need to talk about it…but it’s so big. How do you do that? What do you say in a 500 word blog opinion article about such a complex and overwhelming topic? You just start the conversation. You remind people it exists, and you keep reminding until we see lasting…

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Measure Running Power with the Stryd Pod: a Review

September 15, 2021

How do you capture personalized running metrics without a heart rate monitor? You measure Power output. A popular metric with cyclists, runners can now dial in their running efficiency using the Stryd Pod, a small device that can help determine accurate race day predictions.  What is the Stryd pod? This small device clips onto your…

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Fortitude 10k Race Recap

September 9, 2021

When the hard work pays off.  In its short history, the Fortitude 10k has become a Colorado runner’s favorite, and Fort Collins one of the most runner friendly cities in the state. (Link to Daily Camera Article) The Fortitude 10k is a great race for runners of all levels — whether you are chasing a…

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Run Less Run Faster

Run Less, Run Faster Book Review

August 17, 2021

Do you ever wonder if you could get that time goal by running only a few days a week?  Run Less Run Faster Second edition by Bill Pierce, Scott Murr, and Ray Moss claims that yes, you can. The Furman Institute of Running and Scientific Training or FIRST based this book on their research and…

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Race Nutrition — How much and when?

August 11, 2021

“Any advice on how to figure out how much in race nutrition you need, and when to consume it?” — Matt K One of the most confounding aspects of running is how to handle nutrition. It is a common question, and unfortunately one I cannot answer without veering out of my lane.* In order to…

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