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8 Healthy Tips for Our Gym & Fitness Peeps

This holiday and like many others, you are most likely faced with extra holiday treats, get together with family & friends and possibly planning a getaway if you are lucky enough to enjoy a long weekend.  Here are some simple holiday tips to stay on track with your fitness goals. Start with a healthy breakfast.  It’s […]

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6 Running Tips for a Successful Taper

I just got back from an easy run late this afternoon. It was hot and humid. I was really struggling with getting out there. My day just was not going the way I had planned. One thing after another was getting in the way.   Then, after a last minute coffee meeting with my dear friend Heidi Symonds, […]

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5 Keys to Making a Major Shift in Your Life

One of the most exciting things about life is making changes to shift into the next level of growth and opportunity. I attended Amber Lilyestrom’s Soul Fueled Summit  yesterday to think about what’s next for Triple Jump Fitness. You see, we work with a coach even though I am a coach and this is because it helps […]

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6 Everyday Self-Care Practices to Teach Children Healthy Living

I’ve been talking about self-care a lot on Instagram and I know how difficult it is for women to prioritize themselves. But you have to take care of yourself before you can fully support others. In order to be that good wife, mom, or self, we’ve got to start taking care of ourselves. What does […]

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5 Steps to Map Out Your Goals

Tim and I just came back from watching the Boston Marathon, and seeing such an amazing accomplishment in such heat this year, really had me thinking. I’ve run the Boston marathon three times. I wasn’t there during the tragedy, but I specifically I remember that I was in our gym when it was going on […]

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Balancing Parenthood and Health

The biggest issue that moms tend to forget is taking care of themselves first. Remember when you get on an airplane and they tell you to put on your own oxygen mask first? As moms, we tend to our kids, our husbands, our dog and our house all before ourselves. But when you start taking […]

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4 Key Components to Recovery & Regeneration

Proper rest and recovery are essential elements to any successful training program.  For the most part, they are also the least planned and underutilized ways to improve.  Many gym-goers take an ‘all or nothing’ approach to their workout routines.  When you train, you train very hard.  When you don’t train, you do nothing at all. […]

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Redefine Yourself – The Case for Strength Training

If you want to alter your body composition and reshape your body, strength training is essential to your overall health and wellness goals, period. The goal of resistance training is to gradually and progressively overload the muscles so they get stronger.  Why is strength so important?  It is hands-down the best way to lose body […]

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Maintaining Healthy Feet & Ankles

The health of our feet should be a top priority from a fitness standpoint.  The foot is broken into three parts: the forefoot, midfoot, and rearfoot.  It consists of multiple joints as well as muscles, ligaments, fat pads and bursas.  Our feet are the first shock absorbers when we walk, run or jump.  The transfer […]

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Facts on the Effects of Caffeine

Caffeine is a naturally-occurring mild stimulant that exists in a variety of foods, most notably coffee as well as tea, chocolate and cola drinks. No surprise, the average person consumes an inordinate amount of caffeine annually. Over 113 million people drink at least one cup of coffee per day. The good news: there are many […]

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