Who’s in Your Tribe?

I saw a t-shirt once that said “Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe”, at least, I think I saw it on a t-shirt… Pretty cool, either way. Then yesterday, I was out for a run when the phrase from this t-shirt came back to me. It was a gorgeous sunny day outside, and I decided to go for what may be my last run outside in Columbus for a long time. I was running along the sidewalk of a fairly major strip of road when I passed another runner. He gave a “thumb’s up” and kept running. This isn’t the first time I’ve seen this from a runner; it could be a “thumb’s up” a friendly wave or nod…I’ve seen various gestures of support (Maybe they’re feeling pity for me, since I’m not a natural runner?).

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Come On, You Can Do It!! (Why it helps to have a workout partner: My perspective.)

Today I had a fantastic workout with my sister, and it brought my attention to the benefits of working with a partner. Here are my thoughts. The first benefit to having a partner is the accountability that comes with having a partner. Today may or may not have included a workout if I didn’t have someone to workout with today. It was just one of those days.

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What’s the Next Quick Fix?

Why is it so easy to jump on the bandwagon; joining in on the current diet fads? Remember Atkins, South Beach, Paleo, and more recently keto? Remember those lists that tell you the right foods to eat to lose belly fat? Where are all of these now? (Admittedly, keto is still going strong.) Have you been part of the crew before, joining in and trying the most recent craze? Did it work? I bet it did….for awhile, anyways. I’m not here to bash any diet…hey, if it works for you, go for it… but, have you tried just eating more nutritious whole foods before trying out one of these diets?

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