Exercise vs. Depression: Round 1. FIGHT!

“It occurs to us that exercise is the more normal or natural condition and that being sedentary is really the abnormal situation,” Holmes says. —Time.com Hey there, internet. I have a confession to make. I have a half marathon in a month, and I’ve only run 2 miles in the last 20 days. It’s not that I’m busy. I spent the other night reading Fark on my iPhone while watching Good Eats reruns. It’s not that I’m sick or injured. I haven’t had a cold or even a blister for months. It’s not that I’m super stressed. I launched a…
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Essential Gear Part 1: GPS Devices

So you want to become a fitness guru? That’s great. But where do you start? Why, with merchandise, of course! This is America, after all. And I’m here to tell you all about the most essential equipment you need in your fitness portfolio. Ready? Arms and/or legs Shoes (optional) Motivation Wait, what? Let’s back up. I read a guest post yesterday on Carrots ‘n’ Cake by MelissaNibbles called “How Blogging Put Me In The Poor House.” It made me LOL. There’s a lot of truth to it, though. When I began blogging, I was overwhelmed with all the food, gadgets,…
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Hello world!

I’ve kept a personal fitness blog on SparkPeople since 2007, but after almost a year of reading other healthy living blogs (like Healthy Tipping Point, Kath Eats, (never home)maker and Chasing the Now), I thought it would be fun to start a public blog that focuses more on motivating others and providing information than simply chronicling my health progress. I’m developing this site live at the moment, so please bear with the occasional glitch and lack of content. We’ll get this baby up and running in no time! Elaine.

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