Monthly Archives: March 2016

The NutriBullet smoothie maker: A review

If it wasn’t for the NutriBullet, I never would’ve gotten around to trying Scott Jurek’s Recovery Smoothie. (See recipe at end of this post.) But if it weren’t for my kids, I never would’ve gotten around to trying the NutriBullet. … Continue reading

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The home-based hill workout

I’ve never made much use of the hill in our backyard because even though it’s steep, there’s not much to it. An abandoned railroad berm that got pushed up an extra 5 feet or so when we brought in an … Continue reading

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Inspired by a runner and his dog

For the first time in months, I jogged a 10-miler straight through with no walk breaks this weekend. To be honest, despite the fact I’m coming off a recent marathon, I wasn’t even sure I could do it anymore. I’d … Continue reading

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Still more evidence I can’t outrun my diet

Very early on in this blog I wrote about how shocked I was to realize that I hadn’t lost a single ounce after running 90 miles in one week. That was hardly an anomaly. I’ve since learned that I’ve got … Continue reading

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The snack that convinced me to give up key lime pie

It’s been awhile since I’ve edited any foods out of my life. At one point I was jettisoning old standbys left and right. Sometimes it was eliminating a specific problem food, like M&Ms or French fries. Other times it was … Continue reading

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