Spending a little time on the front end can save a lot of time on the back end. Taking time to figure out efficient systems in your life can keep you organized and save time and energy. One strategy I have heard of recently, I believe on this podcast with Gretchen Rubin, is to put [...]

Dog fitness.

I'm watching our older dog, a large lab, begin to lose strength in is back legs. It has been happening for awhile, but all of a sudden it feels as though he declined rapidly. While our little pup is my main running partner, whenever I hit a trail they both get to come along. Just [...]

Heart Health : Swimming vs. Running.

A study covered in this New York Times article involves a small sample size, but shows potentially that running has some benefits to our hearts that swimming lacks - probably because we fight gravity less when swimming. I think the takeaway from this article is another affirmation that cross training is great for us, which [...]