Tag Archives: Experience

Health Is Not a Mid Life Crisis

Today, I ran to work. I love doing that. I call running and cycling to work “CUYOP” – commute under your own power – read more in my blog post on it, and check the hashtag activity on Twitter). It’s a great way to start the day because of how …

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I Got Some Time with NOW Sports Products

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of NOW Foods.  We have used NOW Foods products in our home for a few months, and really like them for their quality and focus on what goes into their products (and, equally, what doesn’t go into them).  As a …

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Laterz Haters

For those who don’t follow me on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Strava, Garmin Connect, DailyMile, MapMyFitness, Nike+, YouTube, Instagram, TrainerRoad, etc…wait, what was I saying? I lost track after building that list.  Oh, right, for those who don’t follow me, I’ve been doing a month-long bike training program on my Wahoo KICKR …

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Podcast Episode 009 – enlighten.interview: Dai Manuel

The first interview from newbodi.es, we are honored to bring you the inspirational and motivational Dai Manuel, COO of Fitness Town and one of the top health and fitness bloggers in the world. Dai has a similar story to mine with a background as an overweight teen, then changing his …

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Podcast Episode 008 – clean14

enlighten.your.body by cleaning your life of the things that you shouldn’t be putting in it. clean14 is a challenge we’ve started on facebook for people to find things they eat, drink or (worse) smoke, and take them out of their life. learn more and join the challenge at http://www.newbodi.es/clean14. this …

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Podcast Episode 002 – Q&A: How Do I Stay Motived

what motivates you to be healthy or to workout? is it something external to you that’s fleeting, like trying to lose weight for a school reunion, wedding or beach season? this episodes talks about finding a lasting and profoundly personal motivation within you that endures to drive you to be …

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2013 By The Numbers

As 2013 closes up, I took a look at my tracker spreadsheet (get yours here) that I use as part of the first of my 10 principles, which is “track it” (see the video on our YouTube channel).  What I saw was pretty interesting in the last column, which sums …

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2013 – A good, fast year

I thought the timing was right to do a little reminiscing on 2013. This was a big year for me after 2012, which started great, but quickly was defined by two injuries and two related surgeries. 2013 was a year of several firsts First race (5K) First 10K First half …

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Q: How do I stick with it (Part II)

Q: How do I stick with doing what I know I should? I am pretty good about exercise, but I eat things I know I shouldn’t. I just have to make myself do it, right?A: I talked about motivation in the first part of my response to this question. You should read …

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