Monday Motivation 11-21-2011

Nick Vujicic, born December 4th 1982, is an Australian preacher and motivational speaker. Born with Tetra-amelia syndrome, a rare disorder characterized by the absence of all four limbs. As a child, he struggled mentally and emotionally, as well as physically, but eventually came to terms with his disability and, at the age of seventeen, started…

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Feel-Good Friday 11-11-2011

In this week’s edition of Feel-Good Friday I’ve got video of a race-car driver saving one of his brother drivers from his burning car and a freak mistake that gave a woman from Georgia a $25 million lottery win. An Oklahoma race car driver is being hailed as a hero after pulling a fellow racer…

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Thursday Science & Nutrition Nuggets 11-10-2011

For this Thursday’s Science and Nutrition Nuggets we find that vigorous exercise reduces emotional eating, creatine monohydrate works for weight lifting, antioxidants aren’t always better with more, and moderate nut consumption improves many parameters indicative of good health. Vigorous Exercise/Sports Helps Reduce Emotional Eating In a previous blog post I wrote about how nutrition IS…

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Feel-Good Friday 11-04-2011

What do London, Ontario Canada, The Carlsberg brewing company and a big tipper in Madison, Wisconsin all have in common? They give us a reason this Friday to feel good. Check this out. Kindest City In The World? London, Ontario Canada might just be the kindest city in the world. After some hate-related incidents in…

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Thursday Science & Nutrition Nuggets 11-03-2011

Adequate testosterone is again positive for older men, “apple-shaped women” may be providing a breeding ground for ovarian cancer, meditation rocks – again, and fish oil-again-shows positive for slowing prostate cancer growth. Testosterone Saves Muscle and Strength In Older Men Men lose more muscle mass and strength than women as they age. It’s thought this…

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Wednesday 300 WOW! Legs

There are parts of my life right now where I’m feeling on the edge and nearly overwhelmed. I find when other parts of my life are feeling overwhelming I need to simplify my workouts. Going to three exercises so I have less to think about is one trick I use to simplify. Here is my…

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