Category Archives: Diet and Lifestyle

Active Vacation

Just because you’re on vacation, doesn’t mean you should be lazy. When I visited Punta Cana, Dominican Republic last week, I spent plenty of time relaxing on the beach and lounging in the pool, but I also got plenty of exercise. I swam in the ocean, jogged along the sand or played tennis every day [...]

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Getting a Tattoo

Tattoos and working out have a lot in common. Both are a means of beautifying the body, both involve mental toughness (and can help develop that mindset) and both involve putting yourself through an ordeal in order to achieve a desired outcome. They can also both become a little addictive once you get going! I [...]

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Sifting Through the Madness

Grains are heart-healthy, grains are toxic; free weights are the best way to strength train, free weights lead to injuries; red meat is an excellent source of protein, red meat will give you cancer; cardio workouts are good for your heart, chronic cardio will leave you weak and tired; red wine is good for you, [...]

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Why I Love Peanut Butter

Ever since I can recall, I’ve always loved peanut butter. As a kid, PB&J sandwiches were a staple of my diet, and though I don’t eat as much bread these days (or as much jelly), I’d never think of ending my love affair with the creamiest of all nut-butters. Peanuts are Nut-ritious I didn’t think [...]

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All or Muffin

While I strive to avoid heavily processed foodstuffs and snack treats, I know it’s not realistic to think I’ll never again indulge my sweet tooth. If I find myself overcome with desire for a gigantic muffin or an entire pint of Ben and Jerry’s, I might be able to talk myself down from the ledge, [...]

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