Monthly Archives: June 2014

What To Do With Your Gourd

You’ve probably caught on to my gourd obsession by now. Pumpkin is rated number one, spaghetti squash and acorn squash are tied for second.  Sorry Zucchini, but you really just serve as a seasonal replacement. What to do on a summer evening when all … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Lunch

Mashed avocado, tomato and fresh mozzarella on Ezekiel bread

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Karate: My Life

Warning: I go into extreme depth in this post. I pour out my heart and soul about my deepest passion. If that already sounds like a load of bullshit, I recommend you read no further. Everyone is always surprised to … Continue reading

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Setting Goals without Stressing

I woke up at 5am to a gorgeous day. I made my prerace oatmeal (oats and hot water), grabbed my already packed bag and headed out to pick up my friend Trevor who was running his first half marathon to … Continue reading

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Stratton Faxon Fairfeild Half Marathon

My friend Trevor and me celebrating our PRs post race. 1:50:17!

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50-40-30-20-10 Circuit

50 pushup, 50 knee to elbow crunches, 50 box jumps, 50 jump ropes, 50 mountain climbers 40 pushups, 40 knee to elbow crunches, 40….. 30…… 20…. 10…. Die.

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15 MILES

Its official! I signed up for the Hartford Marathon this Fall! I’m doing it with my friend Chloe who is the perfect running partner. We average the same minute per mile pace and so far have found ourselves struggling and … Continue reading

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Pancakes for Breakfast

This afternoon I helped organize a rally to make my city a more bike friendly place. About 80 passionate cyclists showed up. I say success!! After my morning workout I wanted something  savory for breakfast that would power me through … Continue reading

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Advanced Leg Day Circuit

(10 dead lifts,  10 step up box lunges*) Repeat 6 rounds *Hold a kettle bell or weight in each hand and stand in front of a box or raised platform. Step up with the right foot first and then bring your left … Continue reading

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IMPACT 5/9

Three circuits 1 minute at each station 2 times through Round One Kettle bell single arm swings, alternating hands– focus on hip motion, weightless arms Wall Balls– Focus on deep squat, power through the exertion of the ball to the … Continue reading

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