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Where Have I Been???

Oh hey guys! Remember me? I’m back and I figured I owe you a bit of an explanation of where I have been and why I was gone. Maybe you care, maybe you don’t. Either way, here’s a bit of a life update ...

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How to Combat “Excessive Sitting”

I want to apologize for the long delay in continuing our discussion about the health risks of excessive sitting.  A while back, I detailed the risks: at least 35 diseases linked to sitting, from cancer and heart disease to diabetes and osteoporosis.  More on the ...

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Things I’m Loving Friday #8

Hiking Even though it is approximately 8,000 degrees in Los Angeles, I still like to spend as much time outside as possible.  Since I haven’t been able to run or cycle because of a stubborn IT band injury, I’ve decided to compensate by ...

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Things I’m Loving Friday #7

Pura Vida Bracelets Pura Vida bracelets are my favorite summer arm candy. “Pura Vida” translates to “pure life.” All bracelets are hand-made in Costa Rica (where the company aims to provide jobs to local artisans). The idea came about when Griffin Thall and ...

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College Weight Gain Part 1

In college, as in life itself, good and bad outcomes often develop over time.  Intellectual growth in college, accumulates with each sentence, chapter and book read, with each lecture and class attended, and each semester completed. And student health issues, especially when measured ...

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Things I’m Loving Friday #6

American Ninja Warrior American Ninja Warrior is one of my favorite summer shows.  In case you have never heard of this show (you must live under a rock), it’s a sports-competition series where contestants complete obstacles courses.  The courses get progressively more difficult ...

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Healthy Living Should Not be a Burden

The best gift we will ever receive is good health.  But only one person who can deliver it to you: you.  Resolutions won’t do it.  Advice on diet and exercise won’t do it.  Expensive gym memberships and equipment won’t do it.  Fancy fitness ...

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Things I’m Loving Friday #5

CLIF Mojo Bars I’m always on the move. And a lot of times that means I don’t have time to sit down for full meals.  Before I leave my house in the morning, I stuff my backpack full of snacks.  My latest obsession—CLIF ...

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Things I’m Loving Friday #4

It’s the freakin’ weekend! I hope everyone is looking forward to their long weekend. Enjoy the fourth installation of Things I’m Loving to kick off your holiday weekend! Spartan Races I completed my second Spartan Race about two weeks ago and am officially ...

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Things I’m Loving Friday #3

Here’s another edition of my latest obsessions.  A very happy Friday to everyone! If you have any suggestions, I’m looking for my next book to read!! Dark Places After reading Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, I knew I had to check out her other ...

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