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Stop Trying to Fit In, You Need to Be Different

Stop Trying to Fit In, We Need You to Be Different Posted by Heather on http://www.heathermadder.com/renegade/ Mar 8, 2013   There was once a time in our world where renegades were outlawed. Shot at. Hung. Or burned at the stake. Today, we are so much more civilized, We mostly just talk about them behind their backs and leave […]
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Are You Wild, Are You Natural, Do You Thrive?

Tara Wood is the founder of Wild Fitness. She is on a quest to bring you back to your Wild and Natural self. Wild Fitness hosts retreats where you move, workout, eat natural food, and have time to rest and focus on yourself. This experience is critical to find your true nature and reconnect with […]
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One Million Meters……Then What?

One Million Meters……Then What? Written by Michele Vieux One of my favorite clients recently asked me about how I set goals and when. We often have these philosophical conversations and I enjoy the questions he usually poses. He is currently in the process of rowing one million meters and is concerned about losing steam when […]
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Adaptive Cooking and Opportunistic Eating

Eating is a main component of our health, but an area where people often struggle. Rather than thriving in our modern world people suffer eating highly processed, unhealthy, and unsatisfying food. In this day and age we have access to an incredible variety of healthy foods all year long, and easy way to prepare them. […]
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An Intentional Life

Are you living an intentional life, are you focused, and striving towards your goals, or drifting in the flow? Do you wake with a sense of purpose, direction, and know why you are here? Finding your purpose even in small tasks will help you to live a healthy, happier, and more productive life. Take time […]
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Five Best Reasons to Workout in the Morning…and NOT After Work

Author: Raza Imam Most Americans are sleep (and nutrient) deprived… it’s just a part of the daily hustle and bustle of daily life. We work long days and usually spend time “unwinding” after work, which typically involves watching television and eating junk food. Every now and then we get the urge to start a new diet, […]
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Fitness and Health Are Not the Same

Fitness and health are not the same exact thing; unfortunately this mistake is made too often. Fitness is a component of health. This past weekend I worked at the Virginia Beach Rock N Roll Half Marathon. Two distinct situations caused for alarm. First a person died during the half marathon after they collapsed, and were […]
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How to Keep Your Life Out of Your Workouts

How often do you hear, or worse yet use, the expression “I don’t have time to work out today.” The truth is most of us are very busy, some to the point of holding multiple jobs, having families, and juggling many other responsibilities, but we have to critically evaluate ourselves and our time management. Recently I […]
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Why I haven’t taught you to kip

Occasionally you come across an article that is so well written you couldn’t have said it better yourself. This is that article and a great read for all CrossFit athletes and anyone else about pull-ups. Keep an open mind when you read this, because this idea of shoulder stability and when it is appropriate to […]
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Athletic Human

You were born to be a physical specimen capable of great feats. Each of us has been given amazing genetic gifts some may be biased towards strength while others have more endurance potential. However we all have the ability to achieve strength, endurance, speed, power, coordination, agility, and balance. All of these attributes are inherent and we […]