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3 Things Tuesday: Give Up Any Time

Even though the 2014 lent season is drawing to a close here are three things you can give up at any time. 1. Tobacco. Of any kind. If you are already tobacco free… 2. Soda. And other foods with lots of added sugar. 3. Prolonged sitting. A few weeks ago I started wearing a Garmin […]

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Exclusive EMS Offer from Road ID

My friends at Road ID are offering a great deal on emergency identification products for EMTs, Paramedics, Firefighters, and Police Officers. I wear my Road ID Slim almost everywhere I go and always when I head out the door to run or bike.

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Cellcom Green Bay Marathon in 2 Months

Two months from today I am running the Green Bay Marathon. The 2014 medal design was unveiled last week. I love the design and realization that this is the 15th anniversary.

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Everyday EMS Athlete: Christopher Strattner

EMS professionals are challenged to balance work, family, and other obligations while also staying or striving for mental and physical fitness. The Everyday EMS Athlete is a regular column to recognize and learn from other EMS professionals that are setting and meeting fitness goals. This edition was contributed by Christopher Strattner. What is your EMS […]

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Everyday EMS Athlete: Alex “Sandy” MacQuarrie

EMS professionals are challenged to balance work, family, and other obligations while also staying or striving for mental and physical fitness. The Everyday EMS Athlete is a regular column to recognize and learn from other EMS professionals that are setting and meeting fitness goals. This edition was contributed by Alex “Sandy” MacQuarrie. What is your EMS […]

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Recipe: Slow-Cooker Breakfast Casserole

This guest post recipe was submitted by paramedic and author Christopher Connolly. He had me at “bacon.” Thanks.  Waking up for shift and you want a hot breakfast? Would you prefer that it doesn’t come from a wrapper or a roller from the local gas station?  How about something that you can fix the night […]

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Everyday EMS Athlete: Rick Stotts

EMS professionals are challenged to balance work, family, and other obligations while also staying or striving for mental and physical fitness. The Everyday EMS Athlete is a regular column to recognize and learn from other EMS professionals that are setting and meeting fitness goals. This edition was contributed by Rick Stotts. What is your EMS […]

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2013 Running and Cycling Year in Review

I logged 246 activities in my Garmin Connect account during 2013. 1828.41 miles 208:45:56 (h:m:s) 151,819 Calories Of the 246 activities, 155 were runs. 1,007.92 miles 145:19:56 h:m:s I ran in Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Washington DC, and Wisconsin Ran new PR’s in 5k, 10k, and half marathon Completed two marathons – […]

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Cold Weather Running Haiku for the Wind Brief

Cold November wind Moon illuminates the woods Do not nip the tip — A haiku to mark the occasion of my first cold weather (wind brief needed) run of winter 2013-14.

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Insanity High Intensity Training: Three Things Tuesday

I just completed day 2 of week 2 of the (Amazon link) high intensity training program. This is a stark departure from my usual routines of long distance running and cycling. Why Insanity?  Last summer and fall (2012) my wife trained for and completed her first marathon. She did great! This summer, looking for something new […]