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Blogpost: Celery Fields Running

Our next race is in the mountains of Georgia.  Up and down over 56 miles with somewhere around 16,000 feet of climbing and equal descending.  So we decided to do our Sunday long run at a place called Celery Fields in Sarasota, Florida.  It is a county owned park that began as  flooding mitigation fields.  […]
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Blogpost: Saturday Long Run Musing

We are almost half way through the wellness practice 5k challenge and we are seeing some great results.  People are starting to walk and people’s times are improving at the same effort.  We are planning a celebration 5k on April 30, 2024 for all of the practice members that will share the practice motto of […]
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Blogpost: Walking Your Way to Health

It is Friday and if you are following the American Heart Associations guidelines it is one of the three days to walk.  Actually, they suggest 150 minutes of vigorous physical activity a week. It was selected because it was thought that number was attainable for most people with heart disease.  Three, 50 minute vigorous walks. […]
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Podcast: Why Gary Player is an Outlier

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.   This is the weekend of the Masters Golf Tournament.  To begin there was an honorary start with Tee shots by Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, and Tom Watson.  Gary is the oldest at 88.  He was the most spry and energetic.  As a student of the game of golf, I […]
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Blogpost: Windy Walking

Three-o and I walked mostly today. Trying to avoid the trap of faster faster faster and take a step back.  We watched a little white dog from a distance that was not too stressful and called it a success. Sophie took over at the 2.6 mile mark and we did run 30 second stretches just […]
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Blogpost: Walking to Fix Your Cholesterol

I read an article published by a Cardiologist this week that listed all of the combinations of medications to lower cholesterol and the percentages of reduction they achieved. There was not a a row for diet or exercise. He did not list the cost of those medications or the side effects. I have heard many […]
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Blogpost: Running Challenge Update

April8 blogpost We are now into a week and weekend with our members daily 5k challenge. Some people run more and some are striving to get to 3.1 miles. Others are striving to keep their streak alive. The challenge is also to walk outside. We Floridians have an advantage, but around an hour outside is […]
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Blogpost: It’s a Beautiful Morning

Friday morning and the April daily walking challenge continues. We have had a great participation for those posting on Facebook, those being motivated by those posts, and those checking in with me. Feel free to comment on your walk on this page as well. Three-o and I started out great. One jump on the censor […]
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Blogpost: April Walk Challenge

I am so enjoying the participation of our membership in the wellness challenge. Some folks are not facebookers so I have decided to up my blog posts to share my experience. It was a beautiful start at 6:15 with Three-o. Temperatures in the low 60s. The wind from yesterday was gone. The dirt mound over […]
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Blogpost: Walking for Wellness

We are doing a walking challenge in the practice this month. Walking an hour a day at a vigorous pace is one of the best activities for a healthy life span. It is weight bearing so it promotes bone health. A vigorous gait improves mobility of the hip unlike riding a bike. The risks are […]
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