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#ViralVixen: America’s worst Grandkids

[media-credit id=3 align="alignleft" width="177"][/media-credit] For those who are avid social media checkers, you probably know who Papaw is. For others, it’s a tragic story. A grandfather made dinner for all six of his grand-kids in hopes of spending time with them, although all said they would show up, in the end only one grand-kid did. Kelsey Harmon, the one grand-kid who took time out of her day to see ...

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Android: top notch system?

[media-credit id=5 align="alignleft" width="366"][/media-credit] The cell phone has undergone quite an evolution. When they were first introduced to the world, they were the size of a brick, andeventually evolved into tiny little things, comparable the size of a deck of poker cards. Today smartphones are everywhere, making life easier by incorporating nearly all of daily life's needs right in the palm of ou ...

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Living with Endo

[media-credit id=3 align="alignleft" width="238"][/media-credit] Endometriosis is a disease that affects 6.3 million women in the U.S, however, many people barely know what it is. According to endometriosisassn.org, endometrious occurs when “tissue like that which lines the uterus is found outside the uterus.” This causes intense pain during menstrual cycles, as well as nausea, diarrhea, and can lead to inf ...

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Weighing In: The Core Muscles

[media-credit id=3 align="alignleft" width="222"][/media-credit] This week’s topic on “Weighing In,” is the most desired group of muscles known as the abdominals. We all want toned abs, but how do we get them? I always say that the secret ingredient to good looking abs is having a good core. Your core muscles are consisted of abs, back, and the muscles around the pelvis. Doing core strengthening exercises w ...

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Wait? Go To School Full-time, and Work?

Struggling to get money? Want to get a job, but think it might get in the way of your studies? Well, as a full-student athlete, I can say having a job does not get in the way of your studies, however the factors that might affect your studies are the amount of hours you might work in a week and your attitude. It’s not easy having to balance classes, plus going to practice, and then finishing off the day at ...

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Weighing In: Put up some pull ups

[media-credit id=3 align="alignleft" width="222"][/media-credit] What kind of a body do you want? Do you want the “hour glass” look, or the “water bottle?” For those looking for an hourglass figure, there is a simple exercise to incorporate into your routine. This exercise is known as the Pull-Up. Many people don’t like to do pull-ups because they’re either too difficult, or because there is no "iron" being ...

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Coffee: too good to be true?

[media-credit id=3 align="aligncenter" width="518"][/media-credit] The majority of us need coffee every morning when we get out of bed, the rush of caffeine helping us take on the day. Believe it or not, coffee is actually beneficial. Not only does coffee wake you up, and supply you the energy you need to get through the morning, but it also aides in improving focus. According to authoritynutrition.com: cof ...

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Weighing In: Range of Motion

[media-credit id=3 align="alignleft" width="222"][/media-credit] In this week’s ‘Weighing In’ I will be talking about Range of Motion. The reason why this is an important subject this week is because it iss key to maximizing the results we all aim for. You could be bench pressing a large amount of weights, but how will you benefit from it if you’re not doing the proper form? A proper movement for the bench ...

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Weighing In: Fitness Today

[media-credit id=3 align="alignleft" width="222"][/media-credit] Push-ups? Does this exercises exist in today’s fitness world? As a matter of fact, it still does. We just don’t see many gym goers performing this exercise too often. Nowadays it’s all about jumping on the bench press, getting a good squeeze on the cable flies, or working on the wide press chest equipment. Right now, we all live in a society w ...

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Weighing In: Leg day is everyday

[media-credit id=3 align="aligncenter" width="336"][/media-credit] For my fellow gym goers, how many of us recall to the time when Monday was “National Chest Day?” There was a time where every Monday, when you first stepped onto the gym floor, every bench press, or any other chest press machine for that matter, was being used. Lately, the new show muscle for both genders have been legs. That’s all you see o ...

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