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Olympic triathlete Simon Whitfield will be giving editor Trevor Adams running tips as he prepares for the Blue Nose.

Building a Better Editor: Race day approaches

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It’s been a month since my last report on my preparations to run the 10K at the Blue Nose Marathon, so we’re long overdue for an update. Short version: It’s been freakin’ frustrating. Not long after that last update, I fell ill with the flu. The sort of flu that made my doctor say “Wow,… Read More»

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Building a Better Editor: Hitting my stride

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I should have known I’d pay for being so smug. About a year ago, early in my get-fit efforts, I visited an old friend in Moncton, who I see rarely. Noticing my weight loss, he asked my for my “secret.” My response was glib: “Oh, I just move more and eat less.” It was true,… Read More»

Halifax Magazine

Building a better editor: Stronger together

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Some things are just easier when you do them with other people. For me, fitness is one of those things. For more than a year, I’ve been working to lose weight and get fitter. Last summer, I hit my weight-loss goal (45 pounds down, now weighing in around 178 pounds) so now I’m focused mostly… Read More»

Halifax Magazine

Building a Better Editor: On the run

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As I’ve worked for the last year to lose weight and get fitter, one of the hardest things to get my head around has been the fact that this is a race with no finish line. My initial goal was to lose 40 pounds. I accomplished that but, as tempting as it was, I knew… Read More»

Halifax Magazine

Building a Better Editor: It’s good to be back

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I really want to run in some portion of the Blue Nose Marathon this year—likely not the full marathon, but I think the 10K is doable. And that means it’s definitely time for me to get serious about getting in shape again. In the last 14 months or so, I’ve managed to shed 45 pounds… Read More»

Halifax Magazine

Building a Better Editor: Damage Control

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In the last year, as I’ve worked to lose weight (approximately 45 pounds) and get in better shape, I’ve benefitted from the wisdom of trainer Jon Ells at GoodLife Park Lane. I did several months of personal training with Jon, and have gone through four different team-training programs with him. Jon has a simple, common-sense… Read More»

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