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Marathon Training: Week Twelve

Marathon Training: Week Twelve

In preparing for our first 18-mile run, doubt and anxiety filled my head. This trio of first-time-wannabe-marathoners, consisting of Anita, Stephanie and myself, continue to train for our first marathon. We are now at Week 12. Running these new longer distances plays with your emotions. There are definite highs and lows. Those low times can…

Marathon Training:  Week Four

Marathon Training: Week Four

The Struggle Buster Trio are progressing well in these early weeks of marathon training. Week Four marks one fifth of the way through our training plan. The weekly mileage will now be steadily increasing. This week saw us running 12 miles, which is almost a half marathon distance. It amazes us that this will soon…

Milk:  Healthy or not?

Milk: Healthy or not?

Milk and dairy products are often promoted as nutritious and healthy. But some research suggests that milk may not be as good for us as we once thought. Canada has even lessened the importance of milk in their revised food guide. So, let’s explore the pros and cons of drinking milk. Before I get into…