Learn An Instrument; It Can Get You Back Into Climbing

Sometimes, I don’t get the chance to go climbing as often as I like. What’s worse, is that when I get back into climbing, the rocks tear up my hands. The finger strength and the proper form is still intact (for the most-part,) but once my skin is raw from climbing, I...

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Making A Plan

Getting into a workout routine can be pretty easy, following that plan is not. I have those friends or acquaintances, like many of us do, who say how they are going to start a diet and exercise routine. When I have revisited my friends who have made such claim,...

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Taking The Leap

A really fun and simple thing to do with a big group of people is to go bridge jumping. Bridge jumping, when done right, is fun, safe and thrilling. The best part of it? Anyone can do it, spots are relatively easy to find, and everyone gets a chance to experience an...

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Smoothies Sweet As Honey

All throughout high school, it seemed as though making a run to the Jamba Juice was a really common place to go. Consuming mostly healthy fruit snacks said to me “hey everyone, I am being more healthier than you and I want you to be jealous!” Regardless,...

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What We Learned From Sir Bradley Wiggins’s Time Trial

Yesterday, Sir Bradley Wiggins set the world record for the cycling hour time trial. His goal was to shatter the previous record of 52.4km (32.6 miles) and instead made 54.526km (33.9 miles) the new record. Wiggins did not quite make his target, but at least it was a...

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Rally in the Relay

Running with a group is always going to help you to run faster. The same principle applies to when you run in an organized run. But what if you were to do both? A trending running sensation is running something alike to a Ragnar. That was exactly what I did with a...

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Popping A Treat

Getting back from a hard day, the first thing I want is a snack. But it is hard to have a good snack that is also healthy. Usually, I like something crunchy, sweet and salty. However, a snack like that is usually unhealthy … or is it? Making a healthy snack...

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Core At The Core

Some years ago, I was watching “The Office” and I remember something that Steve Carrell’s character, Michael Scott, said in the episode “Money” when he describes his “Core Blaster Extreme.” In the episode, Michael Scott has a...

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Climbing: The Antithesis Of Falling (Roped)

Have you ever been driving in a rocky or mountainous area and you glance out the window and see an odd spec or two on the distant rocks? Probably not. If you did, you have my respect (in terms of eyesight) because those specs are usually hard to spot unless you are...

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Banana Pancakes (Gluten-Free!)

It has been raining a lot where I am, and every time it rains I think of “Banana Pancakes” by Jack Johnson. So lo and behold, I crave banana pancakes. Pancakes are delicious and a breakfast favorite, but what if you are gluten intolerant? Most of my close...

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Found A Flat?

So you got a flat on your most recent ride. What do you do? Well you could go to your local bike shop and get it fixed by a mechanic, or you could do it yourself. Replacing a tube is easy and I’ll show you how all bike mechanics fix your flats, because I used to...

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Ride The Whitewater

When I see the whitewater of the river, I get a little rush of excitement. There is so much fun to be had and, for the most part, there is usually never enough time to experience it all. I have gone whitewater rafting ever since I was little. The first time I remember...

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