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This Week 7’s (12.14 – 12.31) Affirmation: Mindfulness – I will reach for mindfulness each day.
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B-Book 44: Do the Work by Steven Pressfield
The key message in this book: Often we stop dead in our tracks …

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7 Strategies to Slim Down Before a Race – MapMyRun Blog

Submitted by on May 10, 2016 – 6:10 pm No Comment

Getting to your ideal “race weight” can be tricky. You want to lose weight to get faster, run (or ride) more efficiently and — let’s be honest — look great in your shorts. But dropping weight as an athlete is more complicated than just cutting a few calories here and there. You want to shed fat while maintaining muscle, staying fast and recovering well from workouts, as you potentially slash calories. So what’s an athlete to do?

In researching and writing “Fuel Your Ride,” a comprehensive guide to cycling nutrition with a hefty section on weight loss, I found out the secrets that pros and experts use for dropping weight while maintaining fitness. Here are a few of my favorite findings:

Source: 7 Strategies to Slim Down Before a Race – MapMyRun Blog

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