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Category Archive: Fitness

Sugar & Salt | Part Two

It’s Sad The thing that’s sad about all this is that sugar, salt and fat can combine into some truly tasty combinations. Right? And here we are talking about sugar and salt as though...

Sugar & Salt | Part One

There are 39 grams of sugar in a 12 oz can of Coke. That equates to 10 teaspoons or approximately 39 packets of sugar – the kind you use in your coffee. Pause for a moment and bear in mind that...

What’s the Prize?

You Gotta Push I maintain that a large part of the reason why many people fail to realize their fitness goals is because they don’t reinforce their resolve with something greater than...

Taking the Chore Out of Church and the Failure Out of Fitness

Many people wind up pursuing their fitness goals rather than realizing them.  And the reason they fall short is usually one or a combination of the following… Fitness is important, but...

Popping the Hood on Your Diet

It can be both defeating and frustrating when you’re “cutting back” and not seeing any real improvement in the way your pants fit. Especially if you’ve been on a specific...

Loose Cannon Fitness = Hip Replacement -> Marine Corps Drummer -> Fitness Program

Just prior to undergoing hip replacement surgery you’re required to attend a class that walks you through the things you need to be sensitive to as you recover: Being diligent with your...

28 Days

Here’s what I’m proposing: At 12:15 on December 18th, we’ll have a unique kind of class in that every one of us will perform a specific exercise that, at this moment, represents...

Marine Corps Marathon 2017

It’s one of the largest marathons in the country and this year it played host to over 32,000 runners. While you don’t have to qualify for it like you do the Boston Marathon, you do have...

Aspartame – When My Brain Has a Party and Doesn’t Invite Me

My Dad had seizures. They were rare, so don’t hear that statement as a declaration of the kind of disorder that some have to contend with where they’re dealing with seizure activity on an...

Bruce Gust

Bruce is originally from a small town in upstate New York called Hilton. Two weeks after graduating High School, he was at Parris Island, South Carolina engaging the rigorous process one goes...