Author Archives: Bonde

How to Stay in Running Shape in Between Races Podcast

Today we’re talking about how I almost died on a run, how to stay in shape after your race (when you’re not training) and stretching! But first a lil introduction… I’m Monica – I started a running blog to document training for my first marathon. And it turns out I really love running, eating and talking about it! So I kept running and blogging and it grew into a full time job and now this podcast. [If […]

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Higher vitamin D levels linked to lower colorectal cancer risk, study finds

Higher concentrations of vitamin D circulating in the bloodstream are linked to a lower risk of colorectal cancer, according to a large international study published Thursday. The researchers said the results strengthen the evidence that the vitamin may play a protective role against the disease, which is the third-most common cancer in the United States, […] Related:Kids in these U.S. hot spots at higher risk because parents opt out of vaccinationsFlu killed 172 children this season, the […]

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WELCOME TO R/LOSEIT – FIND OUR POSTING GUIDELINES, THREADS, AND CHALLENGES HERE!!!

WELCOME TO R/LOSEIT r/loseit is a community for people of all sizes to discuss healthy and sustainable methods of weight loss. Whether you need to lose 2 or 200 pounds, you are welcome here! As a community we strive to support one another in a vast variety of ways. Sharing knowledge, answering questions, celebrating progress, offering emotional support and creating competitions to challenge ourselves and one another. However, as with any community of this size we have […]

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A child in Idaho was treated for plague — the first human case in the state in 26 years

A boy in Idaho is recovering after contracting plague — the first human case in the state in more than two decades, health officials say. Christine Myron, a spokeswoman for the Central District Health Department, said Wednesday that the child, who has not been publicly identified, is back home in Elmore County and “doing well” after being […] Related:Kids in these U.S. hot spots at higher risk because parents opt out of vaccinationsAmerican Medical Association to keep reviewing its […]

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Weigh-In Wednesday (Share Your Numbers)

Share Your Numbers!!! Welcome back to another week of weigh-in Wednesday. Share your +/- change from last Wednesday to this Wednesday, and a short summary of your week. Sometimes we get lost in the day to day ups and downs and it’s good to see our week over week changes. Time to celebrate losses and lift each other up during possible failures. This is not a timed event or contest, feel free to jump in any time. […]

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21 Day Stretch Challenge for Runners Day 8

Hello! Welcome to week 2 of the Stretch Challenge! How’s it going? After your run or workout do the stretch for that day. If you have the time – do a few stretches from last week too! And remember to chime in on Instagram to check in with your workout/run/rest day/random update! Here are all of the stretches for this week. We’re moving to the legs and lower body after focusing on upper body stretching last week. […]

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Kids in these U.S. hot spots at higher risk because parents opt out of vaccinations

Public health officials have long known that the United States has pockets of vulnerability where the risk of measles and other vaccine-preventable childhood diseases is higher because parents hesitate or refuse to get their children immunized. Eighteen states allow parents to opt their children out of school immunization requirements for nonmedical reasons, with exemptions for […] Related:Flu killed 172 children this season, the highest death toll in nearly a decadeSuicide rates rise sharply across the United States, […]

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How This Runner Ran Fast to Qualify for the Boston Marathon Podcast 83

Hello! This is Monica your virtual running buddy for today! I started RunEatRepeat.com about 10 years ago to document training for my first marathon and trying to lose 20 pounds. I accidentally fell in love with running and a lot of people accidentally started reading my blog. Now 30 marathons and 50 half marathons later it’s my full time job and a podcast too! Today I’m talking with Sandy Runs 26.2 all about how she hit her […]

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Shoutout to the people who are losing… while their lifestyles remain nearly unchanged.

We see so many posts on here about the people who completely upended their lives, they eat clean, they exercise all the time, they’re probably climbing a mountain while munching on broccoli right at this moment. But where’s the love for the people who aren’t doing any of that isht? Here’s to you. To the losers (read: weight losers) who maybe aren’t the best cooks and are still hitting up Taco Bell on the reg. Here’s to […]

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American Medical Association to keep reviewing its opposition to assisted death

A recommendation that the American Medical Association maintain its opposition to medically assisted death was rejected Monday, with delegates at the AMA’s annual meeting in Chicago instead voting for the organization to continue reviewing its guidance on the issue. Following a debate on whether the nation’s most prominent doctors’ group should revise its Code of […] Related:A child in Idaho was treated for plague — the first human case in the state in 26 yearsKids in these […]

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Assisted Stretching Makes Me Feel Fancy

  This post is written in partnership with Massage Envy, however all opinions are my own. Total Body Stretch is a new assisted stretching service at Massage Envy – I did an 60 minute session of head to toe assisted stretches this week. I’ve never done anything like this before and it was awesome to have to check in during each move and think about how far I was pushing my muscles in that area. Stretching is […]

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Coworker tells me the truth that my family won’t ☹

I really woke up this morning trying to have a good positive day but as soon as I get to work one of the older ladies pulls me to the side and proceeds to ask me if I’m pregnant and when I told her I’m not she tells me she has noticed me gaining alot of weight and that whatever I’m doing I need to stop it. She asked me if I’ve been stressed or whatnot and […]

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