Feather-PenBlog

From Ancient Greece to Ancient Rome to the capitol of the United States of America, pillars have always represented foundational strength and stability. Just as structural pillars support buildings, conceptual, internal pillars support our being. There are many pillars of support in our lives, some internal, some external, but four remain a necessity for each […]

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This has been the fastest Summer that I’ve ever experienced in my entire life. It feels like just yesterday that F. Scott Fitzgerald’s description of Summer rang true for us, and now, suddenly his words ring true again, but within the blink of an eye, he’s describing Fall. I have a real love for Summertime. […]

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In my 23 years in the Fitness Industry, I’ve seen many fads come & go, both in the fields of exercise & nutrition. One constant & ‘universal’ truth that I learned early in my career was that 75-80% of Fitness is nutrition, leaving only a small percentage to exercise. I truly have a passion for […]

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    People from all walks of life seek my assistance in creating a healthy lifestyle, and I am happy to help. This month, as we enter Summer, I’d like to review our main objective, which is to burn body fat. In simple terms, our bodies store fat when we elevate sugar levels to a […]

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This past Easter Sunday, I lost someone who I truly admired, Mother Angelica, the Foundress of EWTN.  I was asked by EWTN to write about her, and of course, I did. When I was writing & reflecting, I described Mother as “often, rough-around-the-edges.”  I meant this in the most complimentary of ways, as I myself […]

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  L-Citruline is a naturally occurring amino acid that is produced in our bodies, and is also present in some foods, such as watermelon; (the name Citruline is derived from the Latin word for watermelon, citrullus.) This organic compound is a direct byproduct that occurs when our bodies enzymatically produce nitric oxide from another amino […]

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Vitamin D3 is a vital nutrient that is essential for bone growth, bone health, calcium absorption, & the health of our immune system. It positively impacts many of our organs, including the blood, heart, lungs, kidneys, small intestine, large intestine, pancreas, brain, skin, eyes, stomach, & even lean muscle tissue. It is necessary for the […]

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Benjamin Franklin once said, “A place for everything, and everything in its place.” Boy, do I ever live those words!!! I probably live Ben Franklin’s words to the extreme, but that’s just me. I understand that life is often chaotic, & that we cannot always control circumstances that are not caused by us, but that […]

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We all have had experiences with bad habits at some point in our lives. Not one of us is perfect. We do have a choice in the matter. Each of us has the ability to use Free Will and to decide that a certain habit is not in our best interest, and sometimes even destructive. […]

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