Welcome to The Healthy Giraffe

I am excited to launch this website to provide resources, support and community in an effort to live a healthy lifestyle. Click on the blog title or picture above to read the entire blog.

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Ditch Dairy for Overall Health

"Why am I training this hard and I feel this bad?!?!" I will never forget the morning run when I said this to myself. I felt this horrible sour stomach I was getting when I was completing hard efforts and I was at the point of extreme frustration as I had just found triathlon as... Continue Reading →

Action Sets Mood

I use the phrase, Action Sets Mood, often and how I use it means to take action, even if it's the smallest action that results in feeling great. Don't let your mood dictate your actions...flip it. I first heard this phrase used by Rich Roll on his podcast and it just stuck with me. I... Continue Reading →

Running on Various Surfaces

There are several things to consider when running on different surfaces. Here I will share the pros and cons of different surfaces and leave you with a few tips as you think about your future runs. Concrete Pros – keeps us off the road, especially in areas where vehicles are frequent; relatively smooth and fast... Continue Reading →

Developing & Deconstructing Habits

"Pretty much any of the results in your life are a lagging measure of your habits." This phrase is one of James Clear's favorites as he shares ways in which to develop or deconstruct habits enabling people to achieve results. Last week, I wrote about the relationship between our identities and habits in the blog,... Continue Reading →

Identity & Habit Alignment

"Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you want to become." This quote is from James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation. With the current COVID-19 environment and working around an injury that has temporarily shut down my running and cycling I've found it challenging to... Continue Reading →

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