Body Dysmorphia: 3 Ways Your Mind Messes With Your Fitness Journey

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You’ve seen those before and after photos, right? The transformation narrative goes one way from sad and overweight to empowered and fit. It’s like we’re being sold on the idea that losing weight is the key to ultimate happiness. I will never stop advocating the benefits of a healthy body composition — particularly as a healthy diet and exercise improves …

Spartan Sprint Tri-State NY 2018 – Race Report

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Wow. First of all, I want to thank everyone who has been reading the blog and supporting my Trail to Trifecta journey. Now I am one race down and two races to go now, and I definitely have some fresh perspective on what the next couple of months are going to have in store. Last Saturday was my Spartan Sprint …

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Trail to Trifecta #006 – Ask Me Anything!

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Vacation Without Ruining Your Progress – Trail to Trifecta 005

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I know, I know. The blog’s been really quiet lately. I stretched myself very thin at the beginning of this year. Between editing and producing Countdown to Infinity, moving to a new state, finishing my construction project management certification, starting crossfit and studying for my NASM certification, I’ve been a little bit exhausted. Good thing I snagged a vacation. But, …

Gear You Need on any Spartan Course

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In just under six weeks I will be facing down my greatest nemesis — the Spartan Sprint at Tuxedo Ridge Ski Center. My first attempt at tackling this Sprint happened back in June 2015. Having been accustomed to Spartan’s Stadium Series, I found myself utterly under-prepared for the 5-mile long trek up and down and up and down the mountain. …