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Training for a Cause: Everyone Wins by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:02pm A few months ago I wrote about how I dropped some weight without trying. The point was not really that I didn’t try, but that I didn’t focus at all on my day-to-day weight or how I looked. Instead, I signed up for some athletic events (in my case, swim competitions), focused on performing well, and shed some pounds as a secondary result. For m ... Read on »
Autism Advocacy: Developing New Markets by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 22 May 2012 6:42pm Autism Speaks is hiring. You can find their job posts on the Web. Nothing surprising about that. Here is a segment from a recent job post : Autism Speaks is the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatment and cure for autism. We c ... Read on »
Week of May 26 to June 1 by See Mike Run Posted Thu 29 May 2008 12:00am How are you getting to work today?  Why not run, cycle, blade, bus, carpool, or just plain old hoof-it? This friendly competition encourage Canadians across the country to try alternate methods of getting to work or play for one week.  Remember, car commuters are the largest single source of greenhouse gas emissions in Manitoba.  At $1.30+ per ... Read on »
Working on the husband by Michelle L. Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 May 2009 11:12pm About 2 years ago, I found out there was such a thing as an autism service dog. The benefits of these dogs are numerous...besides being the child's best friend (and often only friend)...the dogs help with socialization's, giving the child something they can talk about with other people...when otherwise they have no idea how to go about having conve ... Read on »
Online Fitness Coaching: Walking My Way Through a 5K by Sue Kauffman Posted Sat 31 Mar 2012 1:26am I’ve done a lot of blogging about setting goals when making your fitness plan.  Helping people set goals is a big part of online fitness coaching.  I feel like it’s time for me to set a new goal for myself.  I’m feeling the need to have something new just over the horizon to get ready for.  If I have an event coming up, it will help me keep wo ... Read on »
Peeing, Flashing and Prairie Dogs: 8 Awesome Things I Learned From My First Mud Run [Camp Titan Race Report!] by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 07 Aug 2012 1:58am I got to do this one with my husband! Nothing says “fun date night” like “pool of urine”! You guys! I have BIG NEWS! I finally did it! I got to live out my lifelong dream and pee in a lake! (Okay, more like a pond.) And I didn’t even have to do a triathlon for the privilege! It wasn’t so much of a decision to go rogue with bodil ... Read on »
Charity Walk or Run – Why You Need to Participate by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Sat 03 Oct 2009 10:02pm Teach your family the importance of exercise and charity at the same time. What better way to accomplish both goals than by signing up for a charity walk or run. Is there a cause that you and your family are passionate about? Maybe you have been touched by a certain illness or situation, and you want to help others facing the same ob ... Read on »
Charity Walk or Run – Why You Need to Participate by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:01pm Teach your family the importance of exercise and charity at the same time. What better way to accomplish both goals than by signing up for a charity walk or run. Is there a cause that you and your family are passionate about? Maybe you have been touched by a certain illness or situation, and you want to help others facing the same ob ... Read on »
The Run/Walk Method: The Recipe For Marathon Disqualification by Peter Washkowitz Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm 1 Comment Warning: this post may not be particularly fan-friendly in tone and content. While I tried not to write this post, I finally succumbed the temptation. That being the case, I wanted to say I’m sorry for anybody who is offended by the following. Some time ago, I wrote a post lamenting Jeff Galloway’s run/walk method as a training technique to t ... Read on »
The Run/Walk Method: The Recipe For Marathon Disqualification by Peter Washkowitz Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm Warning: this post may not be particularly fan-friendly in tone and content. While I tried not to write this post, I finally succumbed the temptation. That being the case, I wanted to say I’m sorry for anybody who is offended by the following. Some time ago, I wrote a post lamenting Jeff Galloway’s run/walk method as a training technique to tac ... Read on »