Category Archives: Exercise

Holiday Temptation Can Wreck the Best Health Habits

With the holiday season in full onslaught, calorie busting treats and cocktail-infused festivities temp at every turn. It’s tough sledding trying to calorie count or abstain from all the Christmas cookies and liquid cheer. Take care though, as any weight … Continue reading

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Hike Up Berea’s Pinnacles Closes Out Spring Break

This weekend marked the final days of what was a three-week spring break for students in the Frankfort Independent School District. With questionable weather most of the break there was lots of gaming, binging on questionable television programming, staying up … Continue reading

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Keep On Trucking

Funny how life goes. Shortly after writing my last LlamaRun update on April 8, my body reached an obvious fatigue point. I had been rocking along since early March with four runs of 3-miles each weekly, plus cardio strength training … Continue reading

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It Only Gets Harder with Age

Nearly five years has past since I returned to semi-serious running, and an obvious pattern has emerged. I get overweight > become disgusted with myself > begin running again > get in decent enough shape to handle a 13.1 mile … Continue reading

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Running & Bourbon Pair Up In 13-Mile Race

Mercifully, the 2015 half marathon season has come to a close. With the completion of the Urban Bourbon in Louisville on Oct. 24, the longer runs are done and I can ease off the distance accelerator. As with the KY … Continue reading

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Long Training Runs Pay Dividends on Race Day

I had to question my own sanity as I found myself up stretching at 6:00AM the┬áSaturday before last, chowing down a Clif Shot Energy Gel and chasing it with coffee and Gatorade, as I stuffed gear into my gym bag. … Continue reading

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Grit and Determination Get 12-mile Training Run Completed

It was well within my consciousness that I had a 12 mile training run scheduled for Saturday morning, but Friday evening I was going with Maia to a fundraising dinner in downtown Louisville. There are two ways to approach this. … Continue reading

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