Running in a humid climate

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Hey remember when I used to run outside? I don’t. OK so I do remember it, but I also remember it being much more enjoyable. I was back in Illinois a few weeks ago and got a chance to run on the trail near my parents house. The weather was perfect. I could actually breathe. […]

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Workout Wednesday

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It’s been a while since I did a Workout Wednesday post so I figured I’d enlighten you today. I’m sure you all have been wondering what I’ve been doing with all my free time lately. No? Oh that’s right you probably don’t have time to sit around and consider what I’m doing with my time […]

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The art of unplugging

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So I’m back in the city after several days visiting friends and family at home. If you read my last post, and by read I mean just looked at pictures, you have a pretty good idea of how most of the weekend was spent, laughing with friends and family, celebrating and lots and lots of […]

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Workout Wednesday

Please excuse my absence this week. I guess being at a company for 5-plus years makes for a pretty busy final week. Speaking of finals, I decided that this last week of work feels a lot like college finals. The springlike weather (let’s not even talk about the snow we had yesterday), finishing up those […]

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Workout Wednesday: Running like the wind

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I wish I could start this by telling you that the subject line is based on my incredibly fast pace as of late. Or that whenever I run I feel like the wind is at my back just easily and breezily pushing me along. That running on the treadmill all winter long has not affected […]

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Workout Wednesday: Rest Day

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Hey guess what happened in Chicago last night? That’s right. It snowed again. Needless to say we are really thrilled about it. We should be though because they were calling for 9 inches and we only got 4. Nonetheless I’m back for another Workout Wednesday to talk about something that seems somewhat counterproductive in terms of exercise, […]

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Workout Wednesday: Go with your gut

Happy Workout Wednesday! Can you believe it’s March? I can’t. Seriously I can’t because it looks like this outside right now: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sarah Zalewski (@slmurphy) Regardless of unseasonable weather, we’re back for another installment of Workout Wednesday. Today I’m telling you to go with your gut when […]

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Workout Wednesday: How NOT to run outside in the winter

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This workout Wednesday is being remotely broadcast from Antarctica! OK not really. But it might as well be. In case you are confused, that would be Chicago weather on the left. Irritated, annoyed and angry don’t even encompass the attitude of Chicagoans this week. We’re breaking records set back in the 1800’s and we’re not […]

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Workout Wednesday: Arm Candy

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Workout Wednesday really snuck up on me this week. With President’s Day on Monday and, wait for it, another 5 inches of snow, I’m all mixed up with my days. Regardless my calendar says it’s Wednesday so we should probably talk about working out. When I got injured last year, I had a lot of […]

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Workout Wednesday: learning to love your body

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Happy workout Wednesday. And an especially exciting one at that because it falls just before Valentine’s Day. Let’s talk about loving your body. Not to discount my oh-so-loyal male readers (ahem Dad), but this week’s post is dedicated to my girls. As women we are often our own worst critic when it comes to our […]

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