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Move Your Body – Brentwood Lifestyle April 2016

http://www.brentwoodlifestylepubs.com/2016/03/30/move-your-body/   We all know many reasons why we should exercise: strengthening the heart, lungs, bones, joints and muscles. Improving our stamina and immune system. Raising our self-esteem. Maintaining a healthy weight. But we can all relate to the reasons why we don’t exercise. We’re over-scheduled, over-stressed, overwhelmed or under the weather. And, exercise is […]

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Fit, Healthy & Competitive.

I believe in having a strong work ethic, setting goals and pushing hard toward achieving great things. Dream big! But, more importantly, take good care of yourself so that you can live a long, healthy, awesome life and value the time spent with the people who mean the most to you.

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What Motivates You

In memory of Bryan Kortness, who died April 5, 2015, while on a bike ride. What Motivates You I was motivated to write this article by the recent death of a beloved member of our cycling community, Bryan Kortness. When a tragedy like the death of a loved one occurs, it affects us all in […]

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Riding my Bike is Selfless

Riding My Bike is Selfless! Kids love riding bikes? Why? It’s fun! There’s a sense of freedom that’s exhilarating. Almost intoxicating. Kids’ lives are scheduled and controlled by others—parents, teachers, grandparents, babysitters, camp counselors and pretty much everyone and anyone with whom they come in contact. So, when a child gets on a bike, she […]

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Weekend Rides for Women

Ladies, join us every weekend to ride your bike and make friends. All levels welcome. Saturdays: 7am Beginner Cycling Camp with Coach Emma Cribb. 8:30am Endurance Ride (2+ hours), intermediate pace (14+ mph average). We meet in the Bellevue/Belle Meade areas of Nashville. Sundays: 7am Mountain Bike Ride (all levels welcome). We meet at the […]

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WE Notes — Weight loss

By now, most of us know the importance of maintaining a healthy body weight, right? But what does that even mean?! And how do we determine what our healthy weight should be? How do we achieve it? Let’s break it down into some very simple bullet points: – More important than your weight, is your […]

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Race Reports – Hell of the South & Cedar Hill Criterium

By Jess Christensen Hell of the South 3/29/14: Team WE packed up the Subaru and showed up bright and early for the 7:30am start time at the race, presented by SVMIC Cycling. Despite the rain and cold, Jess and Emma still raced the 29 miles alongside 15 other strong women. There was a faint drizzle […]

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Healthy Snack List

HEALTHY SNACK LIST For all kinds of cravings. Enjoy!! Crunchy– • apples (vary by color) • frozen grapes • rice cakes (multigrain) • light popcorn or plain popcorn: use coconut oil to pop in a covered pan • 1 or 2 hard pretzels: the large Bavarian variety • carrots (whole carrots, scrub skin, not peel) […]

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Personal Training is not just for the Rich and Famous

You want to work out with a trainer. Do you feel like it’s out of reach for you? Here are a few tips to make this relationship a reality if the financial aspect is holding you back. 1. Share the session with a friend or friends and off-set the cost. It’s also fun with friends! […]

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Run-Bike-Run in April

Believe it or not, the weather WILL get warmer soon and you’ll want to be OUTSIDE. Want a cool goal?  How about Music City’s DuRunRun duathlon, end of April, on the Natchez Trace? Distances: Short course: 1.5 mile run, 20k bike, 1.5 mile run   Long course: 5k run, 40k bike, 5k run The course is scenic, challenging and […]

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