Monthly Archives: August 2018

A food log lesson: When your strategy is foiled by the unexpected

When I record entries in my food journal, I sometimes pretend I’m reviewing game film of how the day went, breaking down what went wrong and how I could do it better next time. I use a lot of sports … Continue reading

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3 ways to beat serving-size guilt

A meal bar that offered an astonishing 48 grams of protein in exchange for 24 carbs, 6 grams of fat and 320 calories would seem like a nutritional powerhouse. So why is it that when I get those same numbers … Continue reading

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Giving goat yoga a try

I’m not an animal person, but I couldn’t resist giving goat yoga a try. It was a fundraiser at our local YMCA. Seventy-five people spread their mats in the gym while 10 small goats wandered among us, bleating nonstop, climbing … Continue reading

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5K Challenge: A race that felt more like a club run

The North Adams Strides for Students 5K felt more like a club run than a race. Most of the 39 runners knew each other, and even though I’m from out of county, I’m starting to identify who’s who. I know … Continue reading

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