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A Fun Workout: Joys of BodyPump

Once in awhile Auburn University of Montgomery gives me the opportunity to teach BodyPump. BodyPump is a barbell strength training class that tones, sculpt and strengths. It was developed by Les Mills Company to provide a challenging 60 minute group … Continue reading

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When you’re training for a marathon

I’m training for a marathon right now. Yes, 26.2 miles of running. I never thought I would run a full marathon. Ever. When George was alive, I dreamed of running a half marathon, and I’ve done that now. Many times. … Continue reading

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Life Changing Suggestions

I’m coming around to the 3 year mark of when I made the commitment to exercising regularly. In two days, the 50 Mile Running Challenge begins, but what piece of advice will help newer runners achieve their goals? There’s a ton of … Continue reading

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50 Mile Challenge

My former college teammate and I have been doing this monthly challenge for years. We try to get 50 total running miles in a month. We will self report to each other and it was a way to help kick … Continue reading

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Return of the numbness

This afternoon I arrived to the gulf coast side of Florida to see my 90 year old grandmother. She isn’t doing well, and she’s in the midst of congestive heart failure. Her watery cough is one that’s far too familiar. … Continue reading

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