Category Archives: health

Too Much Screen Time?

  My phone has a feature call “screen time.”  It tracks how much time I spent on my phone every day.  Nifty metric especially for people who are analytical and interested in that kinds of data. But the thing is … Continue reading

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Jet Lag And Me

  Jet lag and me are strange companies. I used to be fearless and unaffected by the jet lag. I could sleep anywhere at anytime. In fact, even before the plane takes off, I would be out like a light.  … Continue reading

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Surviving This Holiday Season?

  We are in the midst of the holiday season, between the major holidays of Christmas and New Year. It’s a time traditionally spent with family and friends.  Sharing fun and laughter. Sure. But it can also feel like a … Continue reading

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Hill Workout During Holidays

  Went for a hill run this morning. Not that I am training for any races but because I have been eating a lot during the holidays and really can use some intensity workout to burn off the surplus calories.  … Continue reading

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  Frustration is common in our daily experiences. Stuck in traffic, not getting the promotion, bad weather, etc.  By definition, frustration occurs when we can’t get what we want. And we know that life is not fair, plus we don’t … Continue reading

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Better Sleep! Better Sleep?

  When the body is tired enough, will the mind follow?  I am curious to find out. Ran 21 miles again today. Took us 3 hours and 42 minutes to complete. Before we started, the temperature was around freezing.  Even … Continue reading

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Adding Intensity Back

  Erie Marathon has been in my rear-view mirror for over six weeks.  And I am finally adding intensity back into my running.  Why? Not that I have a race coming up.  The addition has more to do with me … Continue reading

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Off-season Should Be Pain-free

  Training can be stressful. Pains due to strain, overuse, or worst, injury, all self induced, are common symptoms associated with any kinds of physical training. After all, isn’t it the price of admission for pushing the envelopes? And most … Continue reading

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21 Mile Run – Post Marathon

  Ran 21 miles this morning. It took me 3 hours and 49 minutes, about the same duration as my Erie Marathon time.    Sounds crazy?   Nay. It was a loooooong social run in that I was accompanying a fellow … Continue reading

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My Post Erie Marathon Recovery

Sunday a week ago I ran the Erie Marathon.  Now, my body feels pretty much back to normal. While not ready for another marathon, I have recovered enough that most of my aches and pains are gone. My body is … Continue reading

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