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“The More You Know” Thursday: Safety first!

by Janine@ThePurpleGiraffe June 21, 2012
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Alright, Fit Chicks… it’s time to be a bit of  a Debbie Downer, but this is important. I run alone… a lot. Most of my runs are solo, in fact. How about you? Do you run alone? With some scary news in the world lately (here and here), I wanted to share a few safety tips […]

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“The More You Know” Thursday: Vacation!

by Janine@ThePurpleGiraffe May 24, 2012

Helloooo my lovelies! How are you on this gorgeous Thursday? I’m about to board the boat for my cruise, and I must say – I am soooo glad to be on vacation. It’s been far too long since I’ve had my feet in the sand and a drink in my hand! One of the common ”downsides” […]

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“The More You Know” Thursday: Challenge yourself!

by Janine@ThePurpleGiraffe May 17, 2012
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Hey lovelies! It’s been a couple of weeks, and for that I apologize – I started a new job and also came down with strep throat. Not a good combination. But I’m feeling a bit better, and I’m back in action! Aren’t you excited?!  Today I wanted to talk about the need to challenge yourself. […]

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“The More You Know” Thursday: The Calorie Conundrum

by Janine@ThePurpleGiraffe April 26, 2012
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Good morning lovelies! QUICK – how many calories do you burn running a mile? Many people would answer “oh come on, Janine, everyone knows you burn roughly 100 calories per mile! Get with it!” But how true is that “rule of thumb”? The fact is that how many calories you burn running a mile depends […]

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“The More You Know” Thursday: Benefits of Foam Rolling!

by Janine@ThePurpleGiraffe April 19, 2012
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PHEW! Can you believe it’s Thursday already? This week has been crazy! Between all-day trainings at work… source Very different workouts than I’m used to… I’m ready for either a nap or a massage! Sadly, I don’t have time for either… so I’m going to rely on my trusty foam roller to get me through […]

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“The More You Know” Thursday: Remove SHOULD from your vocabulary!

by Janine@ThePurpleGiraffe April 12, 2012
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Good morning lovelies! How are you doing today? It’s a lovely day here in NH and I know that I should work out… but I don’t really have much motivation. Ever felt that way? Yes, that’s a question I already knew the answer to. We’ve all felt that way. We know that to get fit […]

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