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Kristen R: Back in the (Running) Saddle

It’s Sunday night and another weekend is coming to a close. Everything about this weekend felt like summertime to me: The carefree days; light eats; short-lived thunderstorms; mosquitos; sticky, sweaty runs; bike rides and sprinklers. What’s most notable about this … Continue reading

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Kristen R: (Don’t) Pass the pie – and other addictive carbs – please

Mmmm, pie. Come on, you know you love its warm, ooey-gooey goodness. But, did you know there’s new research suggesting that empty carbs, such as pie and bagels, can lead to more intense hunger and overeating? A recent post on … Continue reading

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Kristen R: Start Small Sunday

Today’s small improvement: Adding cross-training into my daily running. This week’s improvement plan: Cross-training — every day  Improved diet Run 5k a day Monday-Friday; Saturday 6 miles; Sunday 1-mile rest Gotta run! Kristen R. KHP Art Below

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Kristen R: Almost Ready to Start June Even Though It’s June

This post will probably be shorter than my title. Well, almost… So, yes, I know it’s already June, but the start of June has been so busy that I haven’t totally started the commitments I’ve laid out for June. In … Continue reading

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Kristen R: Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon Recap

Hot. Humid. Endless hills. Slow. Mentally draining. I could probably add a few other choice words to sum up this race, but I think you get the idea. This race was a tough one for me. Just one week ago, I ran eight … Continue reading

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Kristen R: Race Report, Food Logs, Day 100 and My Gross Foot Photo

I’ve got a whole lotta updates to share. The writer in me is not going to like this, but I’m just going to have to do a great big info dump to play catch up on all that’s happened in the last … Continue reading

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Kristen R: April Commitments

Another month is complete — the first quarter of 2013 is in the bag. March’s challenges were tough for me. As I increased mileage training for April races, it was hard to get through the mini-cross training workouts I set … Continue reading

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