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My Fitness Journey -- A Red Trek 7300 Bicycle
Health, Fitness, and Nutrition

My Fitness Journey

May 6, 2016 0

I have come a long way on my fitness journey. I was fit in high-school (especially my senior year) and I was not in too bad of shape throughout the rest of my youth, but […]

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Polar Heart Rate Monitor Review

March 9, 2015 0

I have long used a Polar heart rate monitor when exercising, my first ones mating up with a watch like device. It gave me instantaneous feedback on my workout intensity. Not that I would ever […]

Fitbit Review
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Fitbit Review

December 22, 2014 2

Recently my work’s (as in my 825 job) wellness program sponsored me a Fitbit device and so far I have mixed feelings about the Fitbit. Should you get a Fitbit, read on and you will […]

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Essential Sugar

December 1, 2014 0

Sugar is an important part of our diets and we do crave it and seek it out. Do we grasp for the sour or watery fruits? Do we rave about the wines produced in bad years? Do we instinctively look for the most sour foods or the sweet foods? Yes, our bodies, ourselves are programmed to seek and eat foodstuffs with sugar and the more of it the better. […]

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Sleep, Health, and Skiing

October 28, 2014 3

Health articles on skiing and snowboarding are now mostly focused on getting the legs and core back into top skiing form and shape. Fewer still focus on nutrition and then fewer still focus on one […]

brown bag lunches are better
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Brown Bag Lunches

April 5, 2014 1

Recently I commented on a Powder Magazine article decrying ski resort brown bag lunch discrimination at a ski resort in the Northwest US. In general I have no problem with that, people giving money to […]

Brown Bag Lunc
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Brown Bag Lunch Vs. Crystal Mountain

March 31, 2014 0

Powder Magazine published an article about how Crystal Mountain (in Washington state) restricts those with brown bag lunches from eating their lunch in certain places at certain times. In a world of $150 lift tickets […]

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Getting Fit for Skiing Do Not Forget Nutrition!

October 30, 2013 2

The majority of the articles on various snow sports sites is getting physically prepared for skiing or snowboarding. A couple of good examples of this theme are an article I wrote roughly two weeks ago, […]

Ski Conditioning
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Preparing for Ski Season

October 9, 2013 0

So ski season is getting close and it is time to start preparing for ski season. How do you approach this? I prepare for ski season all year but as we enter into this time of the year my approach changes. […]

Get Physically Fit!
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Get Physically Fit Or Else….

October 7, 2013 1

Get Physically Fit or else…. It is bad enough random stupid stuff can rob us of our health so why make the loss of your health more likely by free will? For most people the […]

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