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Vegetable Gardening with Kids

Vegetable Gardening with Kids

July 20, 2014

I believe it is even more important in today’s environment with the GMO laden crops to get kids involved in the process of growing vegetables and fruits. I started this process with my kids a few weeks ago and it has been incredibly rewarding, so maybe some of you will be inspired to do the same!  
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Training with flow By: Brett Blanker

Training with flow By: Brett Blanker

July 18, 2014

Flow” is a state where you are very focused on the task at hand. With the focus, time seems to slow down, details rise, and the mind lets go of anything else that isn’t important.  Ever had an experience where you forgot time and were so engaged, nothing else mattered? And then you were doing the job at hand perfectly?  For steady-state performances like endurance sports, learning how to achieve this state of “Flow” can greatly improve your training and racing.
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10 Ways to Get Fresh at the local Farmers Markets

10 Ways to Get Fresh at the local Farmers Markets

June 06, 2014

Looking to wake things up in the kitchen? Plan a visit your local farmer’s market. Across the country, local farmers markets are reawakening after months of dormancy offering a bounty of tender greens, crisp vegetables, delicious fruit, fresh baked goods and more right in your neighborhood. For those of us who endured months of snow […]
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Creating a Wellness Mindset in Children

Creating a Wellness Mindset in Children

May 30, 2014

As an individual, I place a great value on Wellness.  Luckily for me, so ...
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Healthy, Simple & Delicious Ideas: The Road To Healthy Eating

Healthy, Simple & Delicious Ideas: The Road To Healthy Eating

May 07, 2014

Through my journey I have discovered a lot of recipes that are easy, tasty and fun to make. If you are beginning your journey to healthy eating, or that’s a goal of yours, this is the post for you. Start with looking in your cupboards. Begin to notice how much processed foods you have. 
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The Oh So Popular Protein Myth Is, Well…A Myth!

The Oh So Popular Protein Myth Is, Well…A Myth!

January 15, 2014

Protein is a buzzword that is helping to market many kinds of processed foods, ...
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Plant-Based Foods

How Running On Plant-based Foods Changed Everything

November 05, 2013

Plant-Based Fuels

There are a wide variety of plant-based foods that promote athletic performance.  Endurance athletes, in particular, can stand to gain speed and energy by using vegan foods.  Spirulina, maca root, turmeric, ginger, and sweet potatoes, are just a few superfood ingredients that make their way into my dishes each day.

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Commuting: An Option That’s Better For You & The Environment

Commuting: An Option That’s Better For You & The Environment

August 14, 2013

As a busy dad, finding the time to work out is hard, especially when you can spend couple hours in traffic. So after a couple episodes of blood-pressure busting traffic, expensive tolls and parking, I decided to explore commuting to NYC from White Plains, it’s a good commute at about 30 miles each way.  
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