Running with bear spray: 10,000 hours vs. Opportunity

 

I first heard of the book “Outliers: The story of Success” by way of the song “10,000 hours” by Macklemore. *Hipster alert* I was a huge fan of his back in the day. You know, before he was famous. Read More »

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Taking A Break

After going hard for about three years with running, I’ve finally burned myself out. Read More »

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Finding My Fitness Squad

For me, fitness has always been the most fun when it was social. I was always part of a swim team growing up, went to the gym with my friends in college, and then found a new fitness routine in group classes. A few years ago I signed up for my first triathlon as a personal challenge and have fallen in love with the sport ever since. Training, however, hasn’t always been easy. Read More »

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Instrumental in Health Journey

My family has always been instrumental in my health journey.  Read More »

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Running a Full Marathon 18 years ago

Over the years I have had primarily just a handful of running partners, but one was definitely more instrumental in my health journey.  I think of Robin because together we tackled a pretty big goal – running a full marathon 18 years ago.   Read More »

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Back to School!!! More Time to Run

Kids are back to school….now I have more time to run. I am waking up early to get the kids on the bus and ready for school. So once they leave I have no excuse….It is time to run. I encourage all of you to get on your running shoes and enjoy this beautiful fall weather. GO RUN
LisaEllen–August 31 2017

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Activity Trackers and Smart Watches

On December 25th 2015 I received the greatest Christmas gift ever, my Pebble Time Smart Watch. Read More »

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Instrumental in My Health Journey

I think the common denominator for everyone is surrounding yourself with positive influences. In my 20s, I wasn’t doing a whole lot with my life and participating minimally in  physical activity–a step aerobics class here and there, an occasional bike ride, not much above and beyond. Eventually I came to the conclusion that I was on a ‘treadmill of life’–plodding along but not really getting anywhere. Read More »

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Health Journey Influences

I can’t pinpoint one individual that has influenced or motivated me the most where my health and fitness are concerned; it’s a group of people, all of them members of my family. Each of them represents a different goal. Read More »

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Runspiration?

Who inspires us to run?  That is the question posed this season and it’s a tricky one.

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