The Hype Over Pink Himalayan Salt

The Hype Over Pink Himalayan Salt

Whats all this hype over pink Himalayan salt? Where does it even come from?  The pink Himalayan salt beds were covered by lava and then ice and snow for thousands of years. The salt was protected from modern day pollution and preserved in an untouched, pristine...

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Nutrition Myths Debunked, Clean Cut Style

Nutrition Myths Debunked, Clean Cut Style

Top 10 Myth Busters You Need To Know Did you know we go live on Facebook every Thursday at 12:00 pm EST?  You should pop on to say hello!  This week, we talked about nutrition myths.  You know, “Fat Free Is Better”, those kinds of lies we have been fed through the...

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Top 10 Running locations in Monmouth County, New Jersey!

By Jen Vieth, She Runs For some of us who live in Monmouth County, New Jersey, we live in an area that has bountiful parks, ranging from National, County or township-owned parks.  Many times, runners tend to frequent their favorite park, their favorite trail, loving...

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Transform your Body from Sluggish to Dynamic!!

Transform your Body from Sluggish to Dynamic!!

Have you ever noticed that you feel tired and sluggish when you DON’T exercise, and you feel energetic and sharp when you DO exercise? There is a definite scientific connection with energy level and exercise. Let me explain why this happens and provide you with...

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My Fit Journey

Guest blogging this week is Donna Rogers. She was the recipient Mayor's award in Long Branch... When my children were young I would walk on the boardwalk every morning. I was active with both of my children and very involved with the P.T.O. At that time, my weight and...

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Doing Good Does Not Prevent Evil

Doing Good Does Not Prevent Evil

Her name was Katrina Vetrano, and her life was cut short and taken tragically, senselessly, and brutally. She was doing what she loved to do, what we all love to do, on a gorgeous day. Sun on her face. She was running.
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What to do BEFORE and AFTER You RUN

What to do BEFORE and AFTER You RUN

Guest blogging this week is running coach Jen Vieth. Check out her article on getting the most out of your run. So we all know the miraculous act of running involves placing one foot in front of the other and pushing off in a forward motion. Easy right? But most...

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Chasing the Unicorn

Chasing the Unicorn

So at 57 years old, I am chasing the Unicorn.  It was an innocent statement I made to my now coach, “I am tired of these old ladies beating me, but maybe I will be able to qualify for Boston by the time I am 60.”  And it started from there.  My coach saw a potential...

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Brighter than the Sun

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Eileen Bright, runner, teacher, Haitian American, Beauty and the Beach Run™, (BatBR™), enthusiast, and Ambassador for Black Girls Run! (BGR) Central New Jersey.  I was really excited to talk to Eileen because she has run...

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The Importance of Electrolyte Replenishment for Runners

As the warm weather sets in, many are preparing to take their exercise outdoors. Before heading out for your next run, make sure you are properly hydrated! Below I will share awesome tips to ensure you are fueled and ready to go. The heat of the outdoor sun combined...

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How Beauty and the Beach Run™ Saved my Life

I truly believe that goal setting is an important part of life. I think it helps bring us a feeling of fulfillment, teaches us about the flexibility of our limits and helps us conquer our fears, one little bit at a time. I know, because I spent a lot of my life just...

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I’m in it for the ice cream…sometimes

A couple of weeks ago I was driving my daughter to Hebrew school. We were chatting and she says, “I’m getting ice cream today.” I said, “Just you?” She tells me, “Well, everyone is getting ice cream, but I get to pick the kind of ice cream I want. Everyone else is...

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Setting Training and Race Goals

Setting race goals is important as they likely will impact your training plan and your race day plan. Here I'll talk about two types of goals: Training goals and race day goals. Here are some examples of  Race Day goals: Performance Goals: A goal that measures success...

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