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The men and their pink balloons

Posted on 08/16/2011 01:09:30 AM

  There’s something beautiful about men supporting and promotingadvocacies concerning women.  Seeing fathers doting and actually taking care of their little ones always sends a warm touch to my mushy heart making me appreciate the role of fathers even more.    This pro..

Automated Fitness

Posted on 08/15/2011 05:08:35 PM

I ran across an article in today about how modern cardio machines have too many features to them that you can basically watch a movie or check twitter while you burn calories. Treadmills and Elliptical machines are becoming user friendly for the modern gym bunnies. There is ce..

Increments & Decrements

Posted on 08/15/2011 11:48:05 AM

<!--[if gte mso 10]> Increments   Progress is not made in leaps. It is the accrual of many small increments. If you decide not to workout today it may seem like it doesn’t matter but that small piece and other such missing pieces may never let you make any significant growth.   D..

Fitness Log #11

Posted on 08/14/2011 05:54:19 PM

This weekend rocked! I ran 6 miles on Friday in ~49 minutes. This brings my goal of a 45 minute 10K even closer. Yesterday was the company outing. We rented boats and I got sunburned! My fair skin is now red as a lobster! The plus side was we discovered a fantastic beer store in Naples, Maine calle..

Dealing with Plateaus

Posted on 08/11/2011 04:54:38 PM

<!--[if gte mso 10]> Frustrated because you’ve been exercising regularly and have a controlled diet, but can't seem to lose any weight. Plateaus can make you feel that way - particularly when it feels like you're doing all the right things.   Sixty to seventy percent of your calories ..

Beach to Beacon 2011

Posted on 08/08/2011 06:00:16 AM

Running in Maine is a beautiful thing. The course that Cape Elizabeth had to offer was incredible. The TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K was an successfully exciting race and I was happy to be a part of it. It was my first race I have ever run and I can definitely tell you I learned some great..

UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz

Posted on 08/07/2011 08:27:54 AM

To begin my review of this mixed martial arts bout I have to say this: I only caught the last 3 fights on the card. So expect this post to be short but packed with UFC goodness. But to be fair, they were amazing!  Both main events were relatively quick and amazing. This much needed rematch wit..

Beach to Beacon Training Log Issue #9

Posted on 08/05/2011 08:39:18 PM

TOMORROW! My first road race is tomorrow! The TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K starts promptly at 8AM. I think I am prepared for it. This week has went very well for training and nutrition. Wednesday was hill sprint day while yesterday and today were days to rest. Tonight I had a glass of water and a pl..

Break Plateaus with Interval Training

Posted on 08/03/2011 08:18:32 AM

Interval Training can take your conditioning to the next level or break a stubborn plateau.  Using intense aerobic activity alternated with periods of recovery allows a longer “duration” of training time at your own peak performance level.   When you train to your maximum ou..

Hydration formula simplified

Posted on 08/02/2011 10:49:21 AM

The best hydration drink is one that does not shut off the osmotic drive (the drive to drink) and that minimizes urine output. Clinical trials on cyclists have shown us that we’ll drink more if:   The drink tastes good Doesn’t upset the stomach (isn’t too concentrated) Rep..

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