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Real Results, Real Slow

Well I did it. Finally. I participated in and passed the weekend-long Body Pump training. I am now allowed to move onto making my video and fingers crossed I will be a bona fide, certified Body Pump Instructor. There are … Continue reading

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Sidelined by Mother Nature and Work

Spring was truly a problem for me this year. Between allergies and a new job my workout routine had been completely toppled.  I should have trained for at least one race by now, the Baltimore 10-miler has come and gone … Continue reading

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They Like Me, They Really, Really Like Me

Now that Ravens Nation is over for the season, hangovers are finally subsiding and Lent is around the corner (I’m Culturally Catholic not real Catholic), it’s time to stop being a schlub and get back in gear. I have had … Continue reading

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Spite, the Quicker Picker Upper

Yesterday, I ran into a woman from the gym that I haven’t seen in almost a year. I stopped just to say hi and the first thing out of her mouth was, “Where’d you get those love handles?” followed by, … Continue reading

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“I am Money, hear me roar!” And why everyone needs a good workout nickname

When you have a long, odd name such as mine, people are going to call you whatever they want and basically, I’ve bowed down to that, it’s just easier that way. It’s a surprise I’m not more schizophrenic based on … Continue reading

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Mental drain is just as bad as physical strain, we all need a break

As most of you have noticed (those of you who read this blog at least), I’ve been absent for the past few weeks. I haven’t had much to write about though because I haven’t been doing much. Well, that’s not … Continue reading

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Sometimes the worst pressure we deal with is the pressure we put on ourselves

The Body Pump training audition was this past Sunday and the good news is that I passed. I’m happy but also a little surprised since the last two weeks and Sunday in particular were physically and emotionally draining. I have … Continue reading

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