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Inspiration

Run on Mondays

April 18, 2016 Christine Luff 0

When I’m planning out my weekly workouts, I always try to make sure I get a run or workout in on Monday. Why Mondays? Starting out the week with a run sets the tone and […]

Good Stuff

9 Recommended Parenting Books

April 17, 2016 Christine Luff 0

I’m a big fan of listening to audiobooks when I’m running and lately I’ve been on a parenting book kick. I love learning about the latest research about kids and parenting, reading advice from experts, […]

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Good Stuff

Good Stuff Friday

April 15, 2016 Christine Luff 0

Whether I’m on a long run with running buddies, eating dinner with family, or having drinks with girlfriends, I love exchanging ideas and hearing about what’s inspiring them. Here are 4 good things that inspired […]

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Running

Learn From My Running Mistakes

April 8, 2016 Christine Luff 1

When I first started long distance running, I learned a lot through trial and error (big emphasis on the error part). To help other runners avoid learning similar painful lessons the hard way, here are […]

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Inspiration

Monday Motivation

April 4, 2016 Christine Luff 0

Happy Monday!  I’m running the Big Sur Marathon in less than three weeks, so I need some serious motivation to get through my last tough week of training before I start tapering. Here’s what I’m […]

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Inspiration

The Power of Running Mantras

March 30, 2016 Christine Luff 2

A runner who I coached several years ago is a cancer survivor and was determined to get back to running after he finished his treatment. Having lost a lot of fitness and muscle tone, he […]

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Inspiration

The Power of Positive Thinking

March 21, 2016 Christine Luff 1

A couple of summers ago, I was training two women, who were longtime friends, for a marathon. They were both beginner runners, but one woman was a total Negative Nelly and kept focusing on the […]