Category: Fitness

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On Why I Love Running: Part Two

If you are wondering to yourself, “Hmm, Self, why is it Part Two?”, I would like to invite you to take this question to the next level and seek out to read “On Why I love Running Part 1”, because I genuinely believe it will answer your question. Ah, the sweet beauty of empowerment. But for a brief recap of “On Why I love … Read More On Why I Love Running: Part Two

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On Why I Love Running: Part 1

Recently, I have gotten super into running memoirs (ask anybody that I have forced into conversation within the last two weeks, they’ll tell you), especially those that feature plant-based endurance athletes. Reading these memoirs have had unsurmountable effect on my psyche; reading about how others are so incredibly passionate about the things that I am also incredibly passionate about swells my heart with inspiration, … Read More On Why I Love Running: Part 1

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The Trick to Discipline and Goal Setting

I am the first to admit I am not the most disciplined person to ever walk to Earth. There are so, so many areas that I need to improve upon in my life, I don’t even know where to begin. But there are a couple of things in my life that look a lot like discipline, and that I am proud to place in … Read More The Trick to Discipline and Goal Setting

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The Mind During a Long Run

“People ask me constantly, ‘Now, what do you think about during those long runs of yours? How do you not get bored?’” Note the use of quotations. This is something that I think most–if not all– runners say to both each other and to non-runners. I find myself expressing this often as well. The actual truth of the matter is that very few people … Read More The Mind During a Long Run

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Don’t Accept Exceptions

Goal setting is important. We should invest in a future that features a better version of ourselves, and goals are the host for such a vision. This is not to say that I believe the only way to accomplish such a happy future is to make lists upon lists of goals, categorized chronologically, with specific and in-depth instructions on how to go about achieving … Read More Don’t Accept Exceptions

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Equity > Equality

When should gender equity be perused over the traditionally desired gender equality? This post includes my thoughts on the feminism movement and then gender equity in regards to nutrition. The metabolism of a female is different than the metabolism of a male, and there are consequences for choosing to ignore this. I propose a basic nutrition guide and a 7-day nutrition plan for a male and for a female, comparing and contrasting the two in order to reveal why it is important to keep equity in mind.

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If You Don’t Think You’re Being Hunted, Think Again

We take our present circumstances as the dominant Earth Species for granted, supposing that we no longer have the predators we once did as an early species to worry about. Dinosaurs? Wooly Mammoths? Minotaurs? Half-Shark-Half-Snakes? No worries. Extinct or debatably nonexistent. Unfortunately, friends, the human-race-as-prey problem is far from being over. A new predator has emerged, more subtle and more cunning than a Half-Shark-Half-Snake. This post will expound upon the predatory threat to our contemporary society and the ways that we might possibly defeat it.