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In today’s boring news, the Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus was just released. The main change from its predecessor is that it will come in two bigger sizes. Apparently it’s also the best iPhone ever released. Apple has also released a new innovative paying platform called Apple Pay for Apple devices. Apple Pay easily has the potential to one day get rid of our need for wallets. And now what you’re really here for… The Apple Watch was announced today! Although many people assumed it would be called the iWatch due to obviousRead More
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Posted On August 27, 2014By Madison DragnaIn Advice, Change, Education, Fit, Life, Life, Lifestyle, Spiritual

7 Meditation Tips for the Beginner

Meditation begins with intention. You must make a conscious effort to practice. In your practice, you must make a conscious effort in believing in change. Frustration will come and always come. But, that is life. Detach your ego and you will come out on top. Meditation is not associated with any one religion. The purpose of meditation is only what you want it to be. Meditating around a single idea known as a mantra is common. Meditating with mindfulness in gratitude also creates a great meditation session. However, meditation simply forRead More
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Posted On August 22, 2014By Madison DragnaIn Advice, Fit, Lifestyle, Travel

How to Hike Colorado’s Longs Peak

The difficulty of the jumbled rock-piled trail escaped my mind as my body tried to inhale as much oxygen as possible at an elevation of 13,000 feet. The sun rose an hour ago and the air felt slightly warmer than in the beginning of our hike at 2 a.m. Even for the middle of August, we are lucky to have had prepared for the freezing temperatures. Only 1,000 more feet till the summit but the dangerously steep (and icy) incline slowed my pace just a tad. I find myself perchedRead More
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I’ll admit it; I am hooked on bodyweight exercises. I have been working out for 2 decades, rotating through dozens of different workout fads, but one aspect to my workout programs that have always been consistent are the use of bodyweight exercises. I never really thought about why bodyweight exercises were so important to me until I started marketing my fitness product Strength Stack 52. Now, all the importance aspects of bodyweight exercises have become clear. If you exercise regularly and don’t incorporate bodyweight exercises, here is what you’re missing:Read More
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Yep, survived the zombie apocalypse. Ok, maybe it’s more like I was thrust into the apocalypse by crash landing in a helicopter, subsequently having to run away from a zombie hoard while collecting important documents in a hospital that I rushed to the nearest safe house as they radioed me in. Ok maybe it’s more like I purchased a $4 app from the app store called Zombies, Run! Lately, the trend has been that vampires and werewolves are out, and zombies are in. Zombie related shows and games have been comingRead More
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Posted On August 4, 2014By Mike VolkinIn Fit

7 Little Known Fitness Hacks That Will Change Your Life

There is so much to learn about workout properly, it can be as confusing as you want to make it. However, there are some simple tips, tricks and hacks that anyone can do to make working out easier and more effective. Below are some simple fitness hacks that you can incorporate today to take your fitness to a higher level. 1.Eat more meals- Note I am not saying eat more food.  Break your meals into smaller portions and eat more frequently. Ideally you should eat a meal every 3 hours.Read More
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With fourteen years of soccer playing and tennis all throughout high school under my belt, getting to college was kind of a shocker to the sport side of me. Gone where the days where I could find time to kick around the ball or rally for hours on end, or have 7-7 tiebreaker matches. Or even sleep. I was determined not to be another victim in the freshman fifteen statistic. So I took up running. First unexpected thing – I was not very good at it. I had self-righteously believedRead More
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Now, it is a shame to say, but sex and sexuality has been treated as a taboo when able bodied individuals think about people with disabilities.  They are discriminated against by being viewed as sexless, and forcefully placed into the category of a-sexual.  Now there are fetish hunters, chair-chasers as they are called who are sexually charged by people with disabilities, but that cannot nearly be thought of as a healthy sexual relationship either, as removing the individual from the disability marks the end of the relationship.  People with physicalRead More
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Summer is upon us! It is time to shed those sweaters and hit the faraway beach or the neighborhood recreational pool. Really, we all just try to get something that will help alleviate the heat wave we’re going to be stuck in. This includes leaving the winter cocoon we’ve woven ourselves and becoming beautiful butterflies in some beach-ready swimwear! Now, I know you’re hesitant to slip into that one or two piece you’ve been eyeing. Trust Pumpkin Spice Lattes, the Netflix marathons and me have caught up with me too.Read More
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Posted On June 12, 2014By Evan DangerfieldIn Advice, Fit, Food, Life, Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Women

The Reality of Dieting

“Dieting” has become one of the biggest trends in America today. People want to look and feel like the people they see in magazines and television. There are a plethora of commercials encouraging quick diets and fat cutting pills, but dieting doesn’t work for everyone. Some of us dieters need a reality check! Cutting a Few Things Out The first step to dieting is eliminating certain foods from your diet. This is easier said then done. It’s very ideal to say you’re going to cut out sweets, maybe soda, andRead More