Category Archives: Healthy Living

EC Velo Bicycle Post Mountain Bike Trails

Just outside of Greenville, NC the EC Velo Bicycle Post Mountain Bike Trails offer up 11 miles of challenging and exhilarating single track with ample shade as a respite from the heat. The trails are built and maintained by the … Continue reading

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Trail Running at Goose Creek State Park

Eager to explore more of North Carolina’s natural wonders, my better half and I headed to Goose Creek State Park for a weekend camping trip. The park boasts a very unique biodiversity with brackish marsh along the Pamlico Sound transitioning … Continue reading

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Biking in Durham and Hillsborough NC

Durham, NC is a great place to be a cyclist. It has all the vibrancy and dynamism of an up-and-coming city, but retains out-the-door access to tranquil and rustic countryside that’s perfect for cycling.

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Veggies and Hummus 100 Ways

I eat a lot of snacks. With two to four workouts a day, I need to refuel after each one without being too full for the next. I am always looking for different healthy and tasty ways to get some … Continue reading

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Nature Photography around Durham NC

Sans bugs and crowds, the winter months are a perfect time to explore the awe inspiring and tranquil natural places in and around Durham County. Some great places to start are the Duke Forest and Eno River State Park. Click … Continue reading

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Recipe: Three-Ingredient Vegan Hummus-Quinoa Bowl

Since well before joining the Roots family late last year, I’ve used hummus as a quick, delicious snack to refuel after training and throughout the day. Now that I have Roots in my fridge at all times, I’ve tried to … Continue reading

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Iowa Trail Running – Squire Point

Squire Point and Woodpecker trails form a 6-mile network meandering along wooded slopes on the banks of Coralville Lake. A short drive from Coralville, Iowa City, North Liberty and Solon, the trails are a local favorite, serving as a natural … Continue reading

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Colorado Is For Runners

  When I decided to make a training trip to Colorado, I was most excited about its famed mountain biking.  I soon realized it’s also a runners paradise. Sojourning in Avon, CO, I’m just a bike ride away from the … Continue reading

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Hanging Lake Hike – Glenwood Canyon Colorado

                      I’ve seen plenty of remarkable sights on my Colorado training trip in preparation for off-road triathlon racing in altitude. However, serious run and bike training isn’t conducive to the … Continue reading

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Healthy Living: Year-Round Bike Commuting Essentials

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