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Quick No-Gym Required Workout

Quick No-Gym Required Workout

Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That’s what little girls are made of; the heck with sugar and spice. – Bethany Hamilton Hey Runners,  Looking for a quick at home workout to add to your week?  Well here’s one I did this morning.  […]

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Competitor Magazine Workout with Picture Runner Tweaks

Competitor Magazine Workout with Picture Runner Tweaks

If I could write a letter to my younger self and give myself some coaching advice it would probably go something like this: Dear 20-something Alexia, I know you really hate to lift weights, but you need to.  I promise you it won’t make you […]

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Recovery Workout – A Gym without Glamour

Recovery Workout – A Gym without Glamour

It was with aching muscles and a now-or-never attitude that I peeled myself out of my favorite blue chair.  If I could make myself start moving, I would feel better. ***************Disclaimer*************** I am not a doctor or health professional.  What follows, is simply what works […]

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Confessions of a nonprofessional athlete

Confessions of a nonprofessional athlete

I’m not a professional athlete, which means I should not hold myself to the same standard as a professional athlete.  Running and working out are not my job.  I do not get paid to run.  Sometimes I have to remind myself of that. I think […]

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