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Banana Beet Blueberry Kale Smoothie

Beets: It’s what’s for dinner! One of my favorite new discoveries in creating healthy smoothies is the beet smoothie. Beets are the fundamental healthy base. I stumbled upon this recipe by accident and spent at least 2 months trying to perfect this recipe...

Sleep & Insomnia: Counting Sheep Strategies

Back in September 2015, I hosted a blab about Sleep and Insomnia: Counting Sheep Strategies. It was an excellent discussion with a new friend from Southern California. Enjoy the wide-ranging discussion that ventured from sleep, insomnia, fatigue, exhaustion, and ultra training and into meditation and mindfulness. With my ongoing health coaching, this issue of sleep […]

Back in September 2015, I hosted a blab about Sleep and Insomnia: Counting Sheep Strategies. It was an excellent discussion with a new friend from Southern California. Enjoy the wide-ranging discussion that ventured from sleep, insomnia, fatigue, exhaustion, and ultra...

Crush You, Asthma!

Today is World Asthma Day! As an asthmatic who has wrestled with this disease for 36 years with some success, I’ve decided to address the topic of asthma today. (I’ve been able to overcome the illness enough to run 15 full marathons, a 50k, and to...

Mean Blue-Green Almond Supreme

DRUM ROLL please. The excitement builds to a fever pitch. Unveiling tonight a brand new smoothie recipe for your delicious and healthy enjoyment: the Mean Blue-Green Almond Supreme. See aerial view above. The ingredients I combined tonight were for the first time...

Agony of DNF

Once upon a marathon in 2012, there was a race that I failed to finish: my only DNF (did not finish). Yes, my biggest bellyflop in a race was in the full marathon distance. As I encounter more runners struggling with how to recover and bounce back from a DNF in a...

Run Heartily!

Today on February 29, Leap Day 2016, I spoke about running, heart health, and holistic health on Blab. We discussed the importance of activity, relaxation, stress management, sleep/rest, nutrition, and weight loss for better heart health. Happy Heart Health Month! (Every month should be a healthy month.) Enjoy the show!

Today on February 29, Leap Day 2016, I spoke about running, heart health, and holistic health on Blab. We discussed the importance of activity, relaxation, stress management, sleep/rest, nutrition, and weight loss for better heart health. Happy Heart Health Month!...

Sleep Through Insomnia

Sleep: that elusive final frontier. Let’s talk about insomnia: what causes it, how to prevent it, and whether we can solve it or not. How can we make getting enough adequate sleep a priority? And there’s also the issue of how a sleepless spouse or child can affect you. And if your sleepless or restless […]

Sleep: that elusive final frontier. Let’s talk about insomnia: what causes it, how to prevent it, and whether we can solve it or not. How can we make getting enough adequate sleep a priority? And there’s also the issue of how a sleepless spouse or child...

Mindful Eats and Exercise Lifesavers

Happy Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) as some call it! What a wonderful day to have a brief discussion about mindful eating and exercise. Why is this relevant? Because today many of us tend to overindulge a bit with unhealthy choices: eating too much food and/or the wrong food and possibly drinking too much as well. […]

Happy Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) as some call it! What a wonderful day to have a brief discussion about mindful eating and exercise. Why is this relevant? Because today many of us tend to overindulge a bit with unhealthy choices: eating too much food and/or the wrong...

Running Fortress

If and when we build that fortress around our run(s)…it’s not exactly how that song by Sting goes, is it? I know, fortress around your heart, fortress around your run. Very similar because we do run with and for our hearts, souls, bodies. But we could sing that song that way while we run. Hint […]

If and when we build that fortress around our run(s)…it’s not exactly how that song by Sting goes, is it? I know, fortress around your heart, fortress around your run. Very similar because we do run with and for our hearts, souls, bodies. But we could sing...

Crush Cancer!

Letting the Periscope speak for itself. Suffice it to say the battle against cancer just got a little more personal. And it’s World Cancer Day. Just trying to help more people worldwide struggling with all kinds of health conditions and cancer is becoming more common as we age. But we can prevent cancer in many […]

Letting the Periscope speak for itself. Suffice it to say the battle against cancer just got a little more personal. And it’s World Cancer Day. Just trying to help more people worldwide struggling with all kinds of health conditions and cancer is becoming more...