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I remember a well-known doctor on the radio once said, “If we could take what exercise does for our bodies, and put it in a pill, it would cure almost all symptoms of major diseases, and most of the diseases themselves.” We know that exercise is good for our bodies, and it’s not news that it’s … [Read more…]

  So, have you heard about those giant slugs that are invading southern Florida?  Well, apparently one has invaded southern California lately, too.  Yeah, that would be me … in the exercise department! I’m not sure exactly what happened because I had been doing really well for a while. … [Read more…]

A friend told me last night that she had taken a personality test that told her she was a perfectionist. I nodded in agreement. “I am not,” she said. “Oh, you so totally are,” I replied. That conversation made me think a bit, and I fully admit to being a perfectionist as well. I won’t sing … [Read more…]

I’m very excited to share with you another running/cycling/triathlon gear favorite of mine and a company I have been working with for a few weeks now: My Race Ragz! In fact, this is almost a post best told in pictures. Except that there are some pretty cool stories behind the pictures too. My … [Read more…]

For the past 11 weeks, we have pushed ourselves, ate the right foods, and sweated our butts off. Okay, well, maybe I didn’t, but it’s obvious by the numbers that some of you have been working so hard! The final results  are SO CLOSE! The Top 3 teams are separated by less than a few tenths of a … [Read more…]

I came across my first Bondi Band last summer at the expo for the San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll 1/2 marathon I was participating in, and my running ‘do was forever-changed. There were literally hundreds of stretchy bands to choose from with so many different slogans and colors. I appropriately chose a … [Read more…]

Name: Jilly Blog: I am a terrible blogger, haven’t updated my blog in a LONG time! Jauntily Jogging Jilly  I promise I will try harder to update it! 🙂 Twitter: @ginny212 Age: 34 Hometown: Winnipeg, MB Tell us about your family.  I have been with my hubby for 15 years and married for 9. … [Read more…]

It is Tuesday and you know what that means. It is time to cleanse the soul of all the trangressions of the past week. The lack of exercise, the bad food, the lack of fruits and veggies, you know the drill. Maybe you are one of the lucky ones that gets to confess that you had a great week. … [Read more…]

This is an article from Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD (Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics), and is republished with her permission. Nancy coached Team Shrinking Jeans on sports nutrition when we trained for the San Diego RockNRoll 1/2 Marathon with Team in Training in 2010. How to lose … [Read more…]

Good evening!! How is everyone doing today? Are you ready for some results?? First you may want to check out the roster page… I’m not gonna lie, it’s looking really sad. Where’d you go? Look at the current team roster here. For several weeks in a row, Team 20 has been at the top of our list! … [Read more…]

Welcome to another addition of Throwback Thursday at the Sisterhood! This week we’re taking a look back at fad diets. The days of yore when we wanted to weigh less and quickly and because we knew less, we went about it in a less healthy manner. And in droves. I’ve done this plenty. I … [Read more…]

Name: Jamee Blog: A New Kind of Normal Twitter: @newkindofnormal Age: 29 Hometown: Covington, VA Tell us about your family. My husband and I have been married for 6 years. We were blessed with an amazing daughter 2 years ago after a long battle with infertility through the miracle of … [Read more…]

Good afternoon! Results are coming your way, can you STAND the suspense? But, first, I have an announcement. I have updated the TEAM ROSTER page with the most current information for the teams. Members who haven’t checked-in for 4 or more weeks have been de-activated and their names will appear … [Read more…]

Good morning, challengers! I’m so sorry the check-in post is late today, but hey! You get me two days in a row! Worth it, right? Hah! We are heading into our sixth week of this challenge! How are you feeling? Are you satisfied with the progress you are making? Is your motivation going strong or … [Read more…]

Name: Tracey Sanders Blog: one-more-minute.blogspot.com Twitter: @asoulm8 Age: 42 (43 in August) Hometown: Dover, DE Tell us about your family. My husband and I will have been married for 7 years in September and my son is going to be 5 in October. We live in Maryland about 25 … [Read more…]