Daily Archives: January 14, 2013

Expensive Messages

Mark Zuckerberg is a very important person. I mean, he is the founder of Facebook after all. And now, any person can send a message to Mark’s personal inbox for only $100! That’s right, Facebook to make good ol’ Mark even … Continue reading

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~Trendy~ Food Advice? Not Trendy for Athletes.

Self magazine recently published the article “What to Eat for All-Day Energy” by Julia Savacool that lists specific foods to include in the diet. The article posits the issue of women feeling “pooped” even though they are eating 1800-2000 calories (maintaining weight) … Continue reading

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A healthy snack?

I was snacking on some goldfish the other day, and thinking about nutrition, which we’ve been discussing in class, I decided to look at the nutrition facts.  I was surprised by what I saw.  I never thought of goldfish as … Continue reading

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Vegan times

Every year since I was a freshman, I’ve made it a tradition to go vegan for the month of January.  I’ve been vegetarian since I came to Colby, and probably would of started much earlier if it wasn’t for my … Continue reading

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My Lactic Acid Story

I would like to talk about a very memorable experience of mine that involves lactic acid and fermentation. I remember the day my coach decided to have me run a 400m for the first time. This was the 400m relay. … Continue reading

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Changing Goals, Changing Lifestyle.

My workouts and overall fitness have always been centered around three words, “bigger, faster, stronger”. Since I was 16 years old I have been lifting weights and completing agility and conditioning work out geared to improving myself as a football … Continue reading

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Do You Live to Eat or Eat to Live?

After any lecture that I’ve attended regarding nutrition and exercise, I’ve always left feeling somewhat guilty about my own habits, and Thursday’s lecture was no exception. As an athlete that has been competing for most of my life, this topic … Continue reading

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Rice for Breakfast, Rice for Lunch, Rice for Dinner

I spent my last semester studying abroad in Madagascar. As a component of my program, I spent a month of my trip completing an independent study project. I chose to look at the distribution of two endangered endemic palms in … Continue reading

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Video Games as a Resumé Booster

A huge component of my lifelong involvement in athletics has been via the video game. My favorites are of the basketball genre, the NCAA March Madness and NBA 2k series in particular. Unlike most sports gamers, I rarely actually play … Continue reading

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