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The Puke Factor

Today, a participant in my indoor cycling class said to me……. Great class, I always know it is great when I almost feel like I need to throw up……….. SAY, WHAT?!? It is never my goal or objective in training … Continue reading

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Current Issue of The AKWA Letter

The current issue of The AKWA Letter is out.   My article, Training with Pizzazz can be found on page 20.   Enjoy!   Posted with Blogsy

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Making changes for you

As I am making changes within the infrastructure of my business and the services I provide to you, I have been reaching out to professionals I trust. These are my go-to people who can assist me in being a better … Continue reading

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The swimming pool

I took this caption from a recent article in an open-water swimming magazine. The community of swimmers and non- swimmers for that matter forgets that there many other factors involved with swimming in open water than just swimming. This is … Continue reading

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My experience on a RealRyder

RealRyder is a company that is taking indoor cycling by a storm…… Well, maybe. I say maybe, since there is only a spattering of facilities that use these bikes in the Boston area and one on Nantucket.     Yesterday … Continue reading

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Can I run that….. Dare I say……. FAST?!?

  Have you ever taken a moment to watch children run and play and jump and hop and skip and run? There are no rules. They run as hard and fast as they can, for as long as they can … Continue reading

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The Speed of Trust

I have been audio-'reading' the book, The Speed of Trust, by Steven Covey. This book while designed for the business world, has some valuable insights into developing trust in relationships. I have been learning and utilizing tools to develop trust … Continue reading

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86,400 Seconds

So be careful how you live, not as fools but as those who are wise. Make the most of every opportunity for doing good in these evil days. — Ephesians 5: 15-16 There are 86,400 seconds in a day. We … Continue reading

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Play For The Cure

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For some it means the color pink becomes prevalent; for others, it holds a more precious meaning, perhaps the memory of a loved one, or the celebration of life. Many people are affected in … Continue reading

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When the record does not reflect the Ability

And so…… Our record is 1 and 5 — that is five losses and one win. And right now, many of you are thinking that the field hockey team must not be that good. While we have our share of … Continue reading

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