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The Sneaky Ways You Gain Weight by Chris McKee

How ironic that as I write this piece, I’m having  fried food because I’m on the road down south, and food options are few and miles between.  Excuses. However, that’s not sneaky, that’s outright dietary civil disobedience.  “Anarchy! Anarchy!” to quote Walker and Texas Ranger, Ricky Bobby’s sons in Talladega Nights. The thought of eating a […]






Ageing Agelessly
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Ageing Agelessly

This past December I had the pleasure of running with Dr. Betty Smith, a 72 year-old ultra marathon runner.  Betty recently completed 100 miles in a 72-hour race.  She has spent the last 40 years researching and implementing healthier eating and exercise habits.  She defies her age and what it means to be 72. Connie […]


Keep Going
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Keep Going

I love to run, especially marathons.  The training is grueling and time consuming yet the feeling of crossing the finish line is amazing.   The cheering crowds give you energy to run faster, even when your body runs out of energy.  For those of you who aren’t runners or have never been to a marathon, you […]


Running Safety
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Running Safety

Running Safety (by Mary) Running, it seems like everyone is doing it.  Why not, it’s a great cardiovascular workout.  Hold on to your running shoes, because there are a few things you should be aware of if you are going to be running outdoors, especially if you are going to be running on roads!  Start […]


Basic Training Drill from The Boot Camp Girl
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Basic Training Drill from The Boot Camp Girl

  When Stephanie Dignan left her job as a financial adviser to start her fitness business, she had no idea she was about to change hundreds of lives. Just four months earlier, the Glenelg High School and University of Maryland, College Park graduate had begun teaching boot camp classes at a local gym. “I thought, […]