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Guest Editor Announcement!

Hi everybody! I am very excited to announce that we will have guest editor working with us for the next month.  She will be providing yummy recipes as well as a reviews of some popular diets!  Everyone, meet Allie Sartori… I still remember ...

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Burbank YMCA 5k Turkey Trot

The Burbank Community YMCA Turkey Trot has become a Marks’ family tradition. Every Thanksgiving, my parents and I roll ourselves out of bed at the crack of dawn and make the 30 minute drive to Burbank to get our sweat on while “normal” ...

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Fitness Lover’s Holiday Wishlist

Christmas (aka my favorite time of year) is right around the corner.  I’m being honest when I say that at least 85% of the Christmas gifts that I receive are fitness or health related.  And I have absolutely NO problem with that!  This ...

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Pre-Thanksgiving Metabolism-Boosting Workout

Happy ALMOST Thanksgiving!! I love Thanksgiving because, let’s be serious, I love food. Who doesn’t?!? But it’s not uncommon to over-indulge during your Thanksgiving feast. There is ABSOLUTELY nothing wrong with treating yourself (I think it’s good for the soul and a necessary ...

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5 Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving

1. Start Your Day with a Turkey Trot A Turkey Trot is the perfect way to start out your Turkey Day!  I (Dempsey) have been running in a local Turkey Trot with my family for the past three years and it has officially ...

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Fitness, Food, Fun: New York City

In case you got bored reading my blog post about my trip to NYC, let me sum it up with the three most important things in my life — Fitness, Food, and Fun.  I travel a lot and plan to do these “Triple ...

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NYC Trip Recap

Ahhh New York City.  If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that I travel to New York a lot.  I have a lot of meetings in New York, since that is where most magazines are based.  But when I go for work, ...

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Ironman Silverman 70.3: The Run

(Part 1 – The Preparation) (Part 2 – The Swim) (Part 3 – The Bike) And finally, I was heading out of T2 and onto the run course.  13.1 miles stood between me and the finish and I was ready for it. Before ...

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Ironman Silverman 70.3: The Preparation

Before I get into recapping my experience at Ironman Silverman 70.3, allow me tell you a little bit about my history with triathlon.  I come from a running background and have done quite a few half marathons.  Unfortunately, I’ve dealt with bad IT ...

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Malibu Triathlon Race Recap

Timing is everything in life.  I signed up for the Nautica Malibu Triathlon in early March before I decided to attempt a half ironman.  Malibu is an insanely popular race that usually sells out within hours.  It draws an wide array of participants, ...

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