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A Remedy Reflection On Individual Character In Roman times, it was called the mob, or “mob rule.” It was the stirring up and manipulation of the masses by the ruling class. The Romans easily swayed the population and rewarded their allegiance with “Bread and Circuses.” Today, politicians and media are still using this tactic, stirring […]

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  Content [kon’tent] ADJECTIVE *in a state of peaceful happiness. *satisfied with a certain level of achievement, good fortune, etc., and not wishing for more.   I was recently discussing the topic of ‘the state of being content’ with my cousin. We both tend to work at a pace that can often feel machine-like and […]

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There are two simple words in the human vocabulary that have launched us above and beyond, and continue to do so each and every day. “I CAN.” The amazing technological advances, the medical innovations, the creative genius, the sports accolades, the spread of love and faith in our world all stem from people who understood […]

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I’ve been working in the Fitness Industry for 26 years, and each year I have watched so many people complicate their approach to being fit with an emphasis on numbers. The numbers that I’m referring to are scale measurements, calories, macros, sets, reps, steps, and any part of fitness that can be deduced into a […]

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March 1st marks exactly 365 days of consecutive cardiovascular exercise for me. During this time, I also did some form of resistance exercise, (weight training, calisthenics, etc…,) 6 days per week, every week but one week around Christmas Time. That week, I only did 5 days of resistance exercise in addition to the 7 days […]

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    One thing that I immediately noticed when I traveled throughout the small towns in Sicily, was that they did not have processed foods. Everything was fresh, farm to table, or made fresh that day. The second thing that I noticed was how amazingly good everything tasted because it was fresh and made from […]

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I recently went to see CREED II, the latest installment of the ROCKY saga. I loved it, as I have loved all of the Rocky movies, each  in their own way, (yes, even Rocky V.) Each was a foundation, building upon another part of the Rocky story. Each had moments or parts that placed pieces […]

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I cannot remember an evening when my family did not sit down for a meal together when I was a child. I would have to say, 95% of the meals were home-cooked, with the additional 10% being Pizza-night or the occasional Chinese Food treat, but we always sat to eat as a family. The nutrients […]

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There are endless things in this world, (and beyond,) that we cannot control. We can plan a great day & get rained out. We can be careful & be blindsided. We can play to win & still lose. Some things in life were not meant to be controlled. One thing that we have total control […]

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