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The Life of a Student Athlete

It’s hard. I’m not going to lie.

You put yourself through grueling practices where you get pushed to your limits–both mentally and physically. Your body hurts. 356 more words

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A Day at Weights

A morning in life of a Troy volleyball player. The snapshot look into an “easy” arm circuit weights day. Thirteen weight stations, 15 seconds each, three times through, doing as many reps as you can. 56 more words


Olympia 2014: North American Strongman: Just The Beginning

Eighteen weeks ago I decided to follow a program created by an Elite level strongman Andrew Triana, little did I know I would be competing with him, side by side in Reno, Nevada at Nationals. 110 more words

CORE! not just about the abs

Ab muscles and your core are different. Your abs are the abdominal muscles by your stomach and on your sides; whereas your core refers to the abs, lower back, and pelvis muscles that lie between the rib cage and the hips. 404 more words


10 Struggles Of Being A Collegiate Athlete

1. Everyone on campus knows you

“Oh hey, you’re on the ___ team!” becomes the most commonly heard phrase. People you don’t know suddenly become your “friends” and getting multiple friend requests from people you haven’t heard of. 428 more words

Counting Calories vs. Healthy Eating

There has been quite a debate on which method, counting calories or simply a healthy, balanced diet, contributes more to weight loss. I am by no means an expert in nutritional science, but I have read quite a few articles that discuss this dilemma. 510 more words



My former college teammate shared this link with me, and I was in splits for an hour. Hope you all get a hearty laugh out of these spot-on struggles.