Heart Health

medical stethoscope with red paper heart on white surface
29 Sep

This year, I am more aware of World Heart Day since during quarantine, I found out I have a heart issue! I had not really talked about it on StrongbyStrand so I thought world heart day would be perfect. Every year, over 17 million people die from heart disease. As a way to fight this, […]

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26 Sep

As we head into the Fall, I thought it would be a good idea to do an introduction post. There have been lots of new followers and questions coming in so this is a good time. I recently became a volunteer run/walk coach for the Team in Training charity of the Leukemia and Lymphoma society […]

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Balance is everything

14 Sep

As we get so focused on our physical training and our next goal, its a good idea to check in on our balance. Staying upright is a challenge. Gravity is working against us and don’t get me started on the force from the coach that prevents you from standing up while binge watching. You can […]

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Fall Weekend Full of Fun

24 Oct

This was a big weekend @strongbystrand. To say that I had a good time at Strong Camp on Saturday but that would not be enough. The conversation and the connections that I experienced was so POWERFUL. Sunday, Chuck and I headed out for a short drive to Easton CT to visit Sport Hill Farm and […]

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Thank you for the birthday wishes !

11 Oct

this was a great birthday and I am very grateful for my family and friends. Its so good to take time to reflect on the last year and start setting those goals for next year. I recently took a class on goal setting. S- specific – really focus on what the goal is M-measurable- how […]

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Recovery post

person wearing pair of black slides
03 Oct

Thanks for checking out this post. Thats the first step, you are resting while you are reading it. Specifically, rest is essential for muscle growth. Exercise creates microscopic tears in your muscle tissue. But during rest, cells called fibroblasts repair it. This helps the tissue heal and grow, resulting in stronger muscles. When you plan rest […]

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