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Things I learned at the track today... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s no secret that the track and I have never really been friends. During my first half marathon clinic, it was when we started speed training at the track that everyone ... Read on »
All it takes is one good run to boost your confidence... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last week I shared how I was feeling about my upcoming half marathon and jokingly titled it The Problem with Setting Goals . Thank you for the supportive feedback, somehow j ... Read on »
How I plan to make meal planning work for me... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It's no secret: meal planning is a fantastic way to save time, save money, eat healthy and make your life at least a little bit easier. So if it's so darn wonderful, why ... Read on »
Don't laugh-o at my Yasso's... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today while the boys were at preschool I made sure to get my butt down to the track so I could get my speed work done and take advantage of those precious kid-free hours. It ... Read on »
The problem with setting goals... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I've been kind of thankful that the first couple weeks of the new year have been so busy with exciting, positive things like race calendars , personal goals  and yes, even g ... Read on »
The Great Skratch Labs Insulated Water Bottle Experiment by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I like to think I'm pretty good for staying hydrated throughout the day. I'm also a big believer that if you like the cup you're drinking from, you'll drink WAY more water. ... Read on »
5 things NOT to do on a trail run... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This past weekend I didn't just run, I went on a bit of an adventure. An epic trail running adventure, actually. For the more experienced and faster runners in the group it ... Read on »
Incidental what? 5 sneaky ways to get stronger... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As I was laying in bed this morning I checked my phone and came across a neat little article on Huffington Post called Incidental Yoga . Perhaps it was my foggy, I-just-woke ... Read on »
Non-Running Goals for 2014 by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Okay so I've recapped 2013 in terms of races in my Running Awards post, in terms of numbers in my What's Your Number? post and looked ahead to my race plans in my Year in Pr ... Read on »
Track Party Tuesday by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Remember my posts about being okay with changing your training around when life gets in the way ? Yeah, me too so that why I decided to do a bit of tinkering with my trainin ... Read on »
The power of the 'group' run... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There are two things that I credit for me being able to run at all My beloved 10:1's, and; Group training Well, there was also my very first clinic instructor, th ... Read on »
A Year in Preview by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living At this time of year most of us are busy finishing up our Year in Review posts. I started one and in the end abandoned it for a lighter 2013 Running Awards post instead. Eve ... Read on »
What's Your Number? A numerical look back at 2013... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Being a bit of a numbers geek, I always find it fun to look back at my year in numbers... My Mileage Total 2013 Mileage: 1,864.3 km (1,165.2 mi, 22% increase ... Read on »
Running speed intervals in the rain... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yesterday was one nasty, rainy, yucky day. It poured all day long. And lucky me, I had another speed workout on the schedule. Thing is, I just couldn't bear to do it in the ... Read on »
Yasso's for the New Year by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Part of the problem of having of a speedy friend put together a training program for you is that chances are, that program will include some pretty hardcore speed training w ... Read on »
My 2013 Running Awards by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Wow, 2013 has come and gone already. This time last year I was finishing up my training and nervously awaiting the Goofy Challenge in January. I thought that would be the ... Read on »
So how did it go? by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This weekend I 'fessed up and wrote about how I took a totally unscheduled break from running over the busiest week of Christmas holidays. Even though I honestly believe res ... Read on »
Rest happens... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It seems to me that when you're deep in training for something big, rest almost becomes a four-letter word. Well it is a four letter word actually but I'm using that express ... Read on »
On being afraid... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living How do you explain something that you don't even really understand in the first place? I guess the best answer is to not try to explain it at all. Yet every time this comes ... Read on »
My winter running must-haves... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I know this time of year everyone with a blog is writing a gift guide or must-have list so I apologize for adding another one to the mix. Being a mere week away from Christm ... Read on »