Posts filed under: Maria Dalzot

Bellingham, Washington By: Maria Dalzot In 2011, I was racing in the Canadian Cross Country Championships in Vancouver, British Columbia and then 3 weeks later, I was racing the Club...
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by Maria Dalzot Unfortunately, there are many variables that are beyond our control on race day. Inclement weather, stomach bugs, and eternally long porta potty lines are just a few...
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As a registered dietitian, I pride myself in taking care that my nutritional needs are met through my diet. I eat fish twice a week, dairy three times a day...
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It has been an atypical running year for me. Usually I average one race a month with a couple key races a year to which my training is focused. But...
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We are living in a day and age of extremes − extreme violence, extreme weather, even extreme sports (the 200 mile is the new 100 mile?!). There are also extreme...
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I often see pictures in my Instagram feed of couples smiling at their selfie stick, stoked to have climbed to the top of a mountain hand in hand. But what...

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Exposure therapy is one of the most common techniques in behavior therapy used to treat anxiety disorders. As anyone with anxiety can attest, exposing oneself to your greatest fears is...

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Sometimes I get jealous of runners whose parents are successful athletes. I envy athletes who have been exposed to sport their whole life and who have had guidance and knowledge...

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Many people use the words anxiety and panic attack casually. "I went to the market and they were out of my organic, crunchy, GMO-free peanut butter.  I almost had a...

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Fear is the primary motivator of the human species.

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