How to Support Your Endurance Athlete

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Deciding to compete in an endurance event is a big deal. When I first started contemplating the half-Iron distance, my coach made things very clear: Be prepared to sacrifice other aspects of your life for at least three or four months leading up to the race, or just don't bother. And he was right …
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Date Night Ideas: A Workout You Can Do Together

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I appreciate a swanky night on the town as much as anyone --- maybe more than most, actually --- but after over 10 years of marriage, my husband, Jared, and I have learned that not every special night out has to come with cocktails and a romantic dinner at a restaurant. Sometimes, joining one …
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6 (Fit) Gift Ideas for Dad

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Father's Day is coming up! And because we don't want you to get him a tie --- again --- we're sharing this awesome Father's Day gift guide that Erin did over on Fit Bottomed Mamas. The best part about it is that it's filled with fit gift ideas for dad! From an awesome race pass to golf gear with an …
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The Gnarly Whale: All-Natural Unisex Beauty Products You’ll Both Love

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If your bathroom is anything like mine, you probably have a shower stuffed with beauty and hair products --- and a medicine cabinet and drawer or closet filled with them, too. There's men's aftershave, shampoos and conditioners for all types of hair situations, lip balms, face washes, detanglers, …
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The Great Illness: That Time I Literally Lost My Ish

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I don't know what I did to piss off the gods, but back in early February I got a super bug lodged in my gut, and for two weeks all I did was sit on potties with THE world's worst illness in the history of Tish illnesses. My husband and I practiced those new wedding vows for real. "In sickness and in …
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Hanging With the Boys

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My husband offers boot camps in the park twice a week and occasionally I will go with him to cheer for and encourage folks. I've written about the benefits of such behaviors before, and it still stands as truth in my book. I'm inspired and encouraged by those who attend. Each time I learn something …
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