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12.14.14 - Design Thinking

“We design our world, while our world acts back… and designs us.” – Anne-Marie Willis

We are the architects of our own lives, building the space in which our stories play out.

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Last night I went to a buffet.  Today I started a blog about health.  I am fired up about health in America and I need somewhere to write my thoughts.  856 more words

Body Image

New research shows exercise reduces risk of death in breast cancer patients - Medical News Today

Women with breast cancer who engage in physical activity, even if at moderate level, have a lower risk of death, cancer-specific or not; according to new research presented yesterday at the 2014 World Cancer Congress in Melbourne, Australia. 80 more words

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Nike Fuelband

As a birthday gift I was bought the Nike Fuelband. After much procrastination to which the right fitness band to buy was (FitBit, Jaw Bone, Garmin) I left it to the boyfriend to make his decision – after all it’s his money. 267 more words


12.7.14 - In the Hunt

The trailer jolted with every bump along the old dirt road, jostling the riders inside and amplifying my already nervous energy. Jokes flew between the passengers as everyone geared up and the dogs paced the tiny space. 404 more words


Detroit Tough - Detroit MI

Located in Corktown near the Old Tiger’s stadium, Detroit tough is easily the coolest gym in the area.  Some of the workouts and lack of machines might momentarily fool a newcomer into thinking it’s a Crossfit gym, but that is far from accurate.  836 more words


Changes in cardiovascular risk factors and inflammatory markers of ... - PubMed - NCBI

J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2011 Dec;51(4):695-700.

Sheikholeslami Vatani D1, Ahmadi S, Ahmadi Dehrashid K, Gharibi F.

“Resistance training for 6 weeks in young healthy males evoked beneficial effects regarding some inflammatory and cardiovascular risk markers. 31 more words

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