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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Fitness Trackers I really like my Fitbit Alta (affiliate link), but it looks like it’s on its last leg. I’d replace it with the same in a heartbeat, but it’s been discontinued so the price has been jacket up on those remaining in stock. Do I replace it […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   A Snowless Winter? The DC metro area isn’t known for getting a lot of snow, but this year Momma N is taking it to an extreme. Other than driving through snow in SWVA on my way home from the farm in November and on the way to the […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   TheraGun Usage I’ve been on the fence about how to include my new TheraGun (affiliate link) usage in my daily workouts. I include stretching and foam rolling, so it seemed to make sense to include percussion massaging in the same way; however, I tend to use it daily […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Giving in to Cycling My running friends often laugh and remind me of what I thought of cyclists a mere 15 years ago. We encountered enough extremely rude bikers on the W&OD Trail that I let a few dictate my opinion of all. At that time, despite knowing […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   A Great Week for Outside Workouts Given the chance, I will always opt to take my cardio workout outside. Both icy conditions and excessive wind will send me to the basement, but whenever possible I prefer the great outdoors and this past week brought several days for such. […]

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A Healthy and Happy New Year As we look at 2022 in the rearview mirror and ring in 2023, I wish you a happy, healthy, and fit 2023!   Overview of the Week Before discussing each day’s workouts, here’s an overview of my workouts from this past week. Scroll beyond the infographic for daily details… […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links     Wishing You and Yours  A Very Merry Christmas And A Happy New Year!   Overview of the Week Before discussing each day’s workouts, here’s an overview of my workouts from this past week. Scroll beyond the infographic for daily details…   Sunday Drive home from the farm […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Christmas at the Farm We celebrated an early Christmas with my mom at the farm over the long weekend. Both sons and their families were able to attend and it didn’t take long to realize Pablo would love to be a farm dog running all over the countryside. […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   It’s the Busiest Time of Year Prepping for the holidays with shopping, Christmas card prep, gift wrapping, baking, a visit to my dermatologist, a haircut, doing stuff for my mom, family time, completing workouts, hosting a party and attending another party; all in addition to work had me […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Picky Walker and Cycler I have been known to run in almost any weather conditions… an 18-mile run in 34° rain comes to mind where near the end of the run I convinced my husband that we needed to run 2 more miles to make it an even […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Running Blogger Friends On Thanksgiving Day while running in a turkey trot in my home town with local friends, I was also running virtually with blogging friends from around the world! Thanks Cari for putting together this collage for us!   Overview of the Week Before discussing each […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Three Runs and Now Rest It wasn’t planned, but I ended up running three times last week – a drop in the bucket compared to just a few years ago. Most importantly, everything felt great and I recovered easily and quickly after each run. I’ve got my second […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Celebratory Miles Three years ago I started doing a special birthday ride by cycling the same number of miles as the number of years old I was turning. The past two years my friends joined in on the fun, but this year it sort of fizzled out when […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Peak Weeks Bill and I got very lucky and timed our trip to New England during actual peak leaf peeping week – it’s always a crap shoot and you just have to hope that luck is on your side when scheduling trips weeks or months in advance. Once […]

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Autumn Beauty Without rain the past couple of weeks and minimal wind, we’ve had one of the most beautiful and longest peak seasons of any fall I can remember. I tried to get outside as much as I could this week and I enjoyed every moment!   Overview of the Week Before discussing each day’s […]

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It’s Okay to Bike A frequent flyer with my dermatologist, I was back in his office on Thursday morning for the removal of a spot on my upper abdominal area.  It was precancerous, but with my history it was removed with all the precautions of being cancerous. As a result I have a 1-inch horizontal […]

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Dialing It Down, but not By Choice After a week of some of the most epic gravel grinding my husband and I have ever done (173 miles with 12,227 feet of climbing), I’ve dialed it down a notch this week, but not by choice. You see, I brought an unexpected souvenir home from vacation… Covid.  […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Vacationing Exactly the Way We Like It My husband and I prefer to vacation a little differently than some. We love to stay active and plan our trips around hiking, biking, and in the past, running. We’re perfectly happy having a big breakfast, eating a few bars while […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Leaf Peeping and Lobster Eating After reading Leave Only Footprints by Conor Knighton (affiliate link), visiting Acadia National Park during autumn became a bucket list item. Yes, I wanted to be a leaf peeper. Once we learned that Bill’s brother and our sister-in-law planned to spend a few […]

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Weekly RunDown: September 18 – 24 / Modified Workouts

Prioritizing by Modifying Workouts There’s only so much that can be fit into a day and when much of the week is spent in a car, workouts just might have to take a back seat, so to speak. One-hour full body strength training sessions became 15 minute core workouts, bike rides bookended the week without […]

 
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