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Because... Science!!

There are fanciful stories about pretty much every aspect of humanity, and sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. For example, George Washington’s dentures were not made from wood. 1,411 more words

What Rock Climbing Taught Me About Fear

Rock climbing. One of the things I am normally least inclined to do, simply because I have a great fear of heights, even when my partner introduced it to me few years ago. 733 more words

Personal Growth

Weekly Fitness Update #9

It dropped a few degrees over the last week and I was so not prepared! I had to make some last minute adjustments to my schedule so my mileage really suffered. 470 more words

Sports And Fitness

High Climbers

Neither Bill nor I are terribly fond of heights. Bill is perhaps even more leery of looking down from on-high than I, but the difference is that he challenges himself so as to conquer his fear; I, on the other hand, just keep two feet on the ground whenever possible. 275 more words



Since high school I have tried many different paths to fitness. I danced for 15 years so it was sort of built into my schedule growing up, but when I gained weight after I didn’t have time for dance in high school, I started cutting calories and working out excessively. 552 more words

Don't Bash Training And Sport Climbing

The past few weeks I’ve been training and sport climbing a lot. Hangboarding, projecting, bouldering – the whole deal. Phrases like “Trying this route.” and “Going bolt to bolt.” have emerged from my mouth unashamedly. 432 more words


Tips for Safe Rock Climbing

A retired brigadier general in the United States Air Force, Robert P. Givens couples his military experience with private sector business planning and operational practices in his role as president of RPG Consulting LLC. 206 more words

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