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Surf's Up

Posted by Nick Coffman on November 12, 2015 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)



The clock finally strikes five after a long day of meetings, replying to emails, and completing paperwork, and now it’s time to head off for your evening workout. You shut-off your phone and head to your car as the hustle and the bustle of the city fills your ears. You drive past your gym and...

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Mountain Biking

Posted by Harrison Elbert on July 9, 2015 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)



Running is a slog.  It's effective, but it is still a slog.  Weightlifting is the same way.  One of the best ways that I have found to get fit is to take advantage of every opportunity to switch up my routine and do something that still gets me a great workout without having to go...

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The Art Of Rock Climbing

Posted by Harrison Elbert on June 11, 2015 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)



IIf there is one thing that I think everyone can agree on, it is that working out sucks.  Obviously, that is a gross generalization that ignores all of the perfectly normal wackos who are completely content lifting weights or running in place for hours to get exercise but it is mostly accurate. However, everyone also agrees that no...

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Get On The Court

Posted by Harrison Elbert on May 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)



Fitness is tough. One of the things that makes it so tough is the fact that it is so much easier to eat than it is to burn calories. If you want to get into shape you really have to spend a sizable amount of time moving. But the good news is that as long as you are moving the benefits will come, so it is critical to find a type of exercise that w...

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Wanna knock a dude out and be sexy doing it?

Posted by TK Martin on April 2, 2015 at 12:00 PM Comments comments (0)



I dont know if you've noticed, but scars and bruises and missing teeth are all the rage nowadays! Women swoon over a battle-hardened man. Why do you think hockey athletes get so many posters? It’s simple biology, really.

 

If sticks and pucks ain’t your cup of tea, there is an equally sexy altern...

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Sweet, Natural Healing

Posted by TK Martin on January 8, 2015 at 12:00 PM Comments comments (0)


 

You’re a man, right? Well, it goes without saying that the life of a man isn’t exactly the safest rink to skate on. Throughout his journey, a man will encounter a colorful multitude of health obstacles, each one oozier and bubblier than the last.

 

But fear not, intrepid explorers! As a m...

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Crunch-Time Training for the Marathon Man

Posted by Colin Holmes on September 3, 2014 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Each year, hundreds of thousands of athletes lace up their sneakers as they embark on the next challenge they have taken under their wing: the marathon. Both avid and non-runners alike come together to achieve this goal, working to better themselves as they tread pavement for what ever cause it may sponsor. However, as most...

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While You Were Drinking: The Effects of Alcohol Binging on Your Body

Posted by Colin Holmes on August 7, 2014 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)


There comes a time in every person’s life where the joys of our collegiate yesteryear become the hilariously agonizing memories of today. We each have our own set of favorite drunken stories, whether they are of being cheered on by strangers through thoroughly impressive ‘keg-stands’, or relishing in those fuzzy memories of awkw...

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When To Hire A Personal Trainer

Posted by David Hoff on July 21, 2014 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)


The history of America is in part the history of a nation of self-made men, from good Ben Franklin to (great) Jay Gatsby, who’ve handed down precepts of virtuous behavior to generations of grateful would-bes. Among such precepts, the commitment to physical wellbeing looms larger than most. Franklin, for example, took the time, between f...

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The Secret to a Speedy Recovery

Posted by David Hoff on June 5, 2014 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)


My first recovery, induced by a broken leg from a nasty fall, was not handled wisely. Discouraged by the (effective) loss of a vital appendage, I retreated from the world, surrendering my once active routine for a sort of lifestyle that was, as it were, perpetually ready-for-bed. For the better part of the summer, I remained confined to a dark corner of the house, determined to ...

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The Best Shape of Our Lives

Posted by David Hoff on March 24, 2014 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)


According to conventional wisdom, a man’s mid twenties and early thirties are a time of superlatives. How often one hears from the cheerful twenty-something: “Look, I’m in the prime of my life,” or, “It really won’t get any better than this.” Included in “this,” according to the Internet’s latest

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Fad Diet Friday: Cotton Ball Diet

Posted by Lee Golden on August 2, 2013 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)


There is so much pressure that models face when attempting to obtain and maintain an ideal figure that’s socially accepted. It is instilled in their mind that they must have a skinny body with little to no fat. Some of these models are even prepared to take part in the most disturbing diet routines such as the baby food diet or the sleeping beauty diet. But, this recent fad die...

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Fad Diet Fridays: The Baby Food Diet

Posted by Blaize Stewart on July 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)


There are several qualities that people love about babies: their adorable faces, infectious giggles and chubby little bodies ooze ample amounts of cuteness that easily keep most people mesmerized. Perhaps that is why celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson introduced The Baby Food Diet to the world; if adults love babies so much, why not give the food that fuels them a try?


The ide...

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Fad Diet Fridays: The Air Diet

Posted by Blaize Stewart on July 12, 2013 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Think of food; what makes it appealing? The taste and feeling of fullness are great characteristics of course, but those only come after the food has been found. Sure, a meal can look mouthwateringly good but there is something else that draws a hunger person in before they see it: the smell. Nothing compares to a delicious scent slowing making its way into your nostrils, virtually filling yo...

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Tuesday Trainer: What To Do When You Hit That Plateau

Posted by Blaize Stewart on July 9, 2013 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)


It’s halfway through the summer and hopefully going to the gym and eating a proper diet have become part of the normal daily routine. By this point, there should be some visible progress and workouts should start becoming easier to handle. While this signifies there is advancement occurring, it also means the dreaded plateau could be right around the corner.


Hitting a pl...

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Fad Diet Fridays: The Sleeping Beauty Diet

Posted by Blaize Stewart on July 5, 2013 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Apparently Sleeping Beauty had the whole diet thing all figured out. The only thing she had to do to maintain her figure (her imaginary, cartoon figure) was sleep. This fabled character was meant to inspire imaginations, but she also inadvertently instigated a movement to the fad diet known as The Sleeping Beauty Diet.


The reasoning behind this diet is simple; if someo...

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Fad Diet Fridays: The Five Bite Diet

Posted by Blaize Stewart on June 28, 2013 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)


One of the biggest misconceptions people have when it comes to weight loss it that the amount of calories eaten in a day is the only thing that matters. Caloric intake is an important part of maintaining a healthy diet, but focusing exclusively on that factor is not the way to go. It encourages crash diets that are not healthy and could possibly lead to eating disorders like anorexia.

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Tuesday Trainer: Maximize Results With the Right Diet

Posted by Blaize Stewart on June 25, 2013 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Everyone knows that getting into shape takes time at the gym; lots of time. Success is not measured in hours or days but weeks, months and years. With this kind of timeline, being healthy has to be more than a fad or hobby; it has to be a way of life. This means the work doesn’t stop after the gym.


For those dedicated to their health, a healthy diet is just as...

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Fad Diet Fridays: The Apple Cider Vinegar Diet

Posted by Blaize Stewart on June 21, 2013 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)


The idiom “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” has long been a playful way to promote healthy eating for youngsters who are opposed to eating fruits. The logic is easy to follow and turning a rule into a rhyme is a great way to motivate people to eat healthily; especially if it means they can avoid the dreaded doctor’s office. However, there is one fad diet t...

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Fad Diet Fridays: The Blood Type Diet

Posted by Blaize Stewart on June 14, 2013 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Seeing as vampires are quite trendy in today’s entertainment industry, The Blood Type diet could be construed as something quite grotesque; but never fear, it is just another fad diet. According to the science behind The Blood Type Diet, a person should eat specific foods based off of their blood type.


It is the brain-child of Dr. Peter D’Adamo, whose book

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