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Is Your Dog Driving You Crazy?

Do any of these sound familiar?

  • My dog destroys the house while I am at work!
  • My dog just never seems to settle down!
  • My dog always wants attention!
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Summertime Core Exercises

Here in eastern PA, we are finally starting to see the sun and get outside! It is one of my favorite times of the year, and everyone is in good spirits. 318 more words


Are you just clocking in?

If you’re like most endurance athletes, the majority of your workouts are measured by duration, rather than by miles, meters, laps, reps, etc.  When you have, say for example, a 2.5 hours ride to do on a gradually rolling but moderate terrain, you know that you typically have one or two specific goals for that workout.   233 more words

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Austin and I both ran our first marathon on May 25, 2014 at the Bob Potts Marathon, but if we both had trained smarter it could have been our second. 230 more words


Uncharted Territory: Going Up a Level

This week, I was fortunate enough to go to a Level 3 & 4 class when I am a Level 2.5. (I’ve inverted, but that’s about it.) The other two ladies in that class were both very advanced, so watching them and the instructor bust out moves with ease was both enjoyable and motivating. 1,502 more words

Pole Dancing

Training Tip #2: Avoiding the 'Bonk'!

To keep those pedals turning our bodies require nutritional upkeep. Our bodies are kitted with 2 fuel tanks to access fuel. The first tank is the fat tank and in order to use it we have to cycle pretty slowly. 363 more words

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Training Week: From the L.A. Marathon to May

I stopped posting my weekly training logs not because I wasn’t training (or because I got too busy, though I did that too). Instead, I thought maybe I’d try something else: not really laying it all down in writing. 403 more words