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A Proven and Simple Approach to Losing Body Fat

I know many of you have body composition and fat loss goals. Coming to the gym and working hard is a step in the right direction but there’s a lot of stuff going on outside of the gym we have to address as well. About once a year I’ll go through a 4-6 week period where I&#
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Enjoy the Journey

I will fully admit to being a movie snob. Actually that makes it sound like I’m some kind of hipster spending his evenings pretending to understand the nuances of the beer I’m drinking and extolling the virtues of foreign films. I guess I’m just a hater. There are ve
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Certainty and No Doubt

Another political season has come and gone and I see the usual chatter – some are going to move to another state and some think all their problems are gone forever. As usual, it’s probably best to avoid the extremes of our modern political nihilism. Elections bring the con
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A Vonnegut Halloween

Seeing all the Halloween costumes in my facebook feed made me think of this Kurt Vonnegut quote – “We are who we pretend to be.” Now I’m sure my English 101 teacher would object to trivializing this quote when Vonnegut used it to tackle extreme questions about
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Trying Something Different… like Swimming

I decided earlier this year that if I wanted to call myself “fit” I probably needed to know how to swim. I’m not talking about floating from one side of the pool to the other to grab a beer – I’m speaking of actual freestyle swimming with correct breathin
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Life’s Non-Linearities

I got to watch K-State football blank Texas today which is always enjoyable – I mean who doesn’t like to watch Texas lose in any sport? On the drive back I had time to ponder a variety of topics and, as usual, my mind drifted towards fitness and my own training. A couple o
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One More Step

Coming into a CrossFit gym can be an intimidating experience. You show up, look around and it looks nothing like any gym you’ve ever been to. Not-so subtle-differences are immediately apparent as well such as people introducing themselves to you, cheering for you to finish the w
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Diligence

Never really got into New Year’s resolutions but I suppose mine is to write more. I used to love writing, and believe it or not there was a minor abundance of people that seemed to enjoy reading it. Unfortunately the topic was politics and for me politics is poison so I quit 
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Science Friday – A Blueprint for Successful Weight Loss & Maintenance

There’s a perception, mirroring many peoples’ experience, that significant weight loss cannot be maintained and inevitably the weight will be gained back. While this is common, it certainly doesn’t have to be. Several years ago I lost ~50lbs and have maintained that
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