Daily Archives: January 28, 2013

Gender on the Front Lines

As many of you may have read, Leon Panetta (Defense Secretary) and General Martin Dempsey (Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff) announced on Thursday that the military will be officially lifting its ban on women in combat roles.  The … Continue reading

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Making Gender an Advantage

In the fall I took Anthropology of Gender and Sexuality, where we studied socio-cultural norms and political influences of dichotomous gender systems. We read a book titled Lessons from the Intersexed by Susanne J. Kessler, in which intersex individuals share … Continue reading

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The moms know what’s up

If you live in a suburb like me, I’m sure you’re accustomed to seeing the mom brigade.  Armed in baseball caps and spandex, they come marching down the street just around the time you’re waking up, still recovering from that … Continue reading

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Food>Medicine?

I have had migraine headaches for most of my life and besides several intense prescription medicines there have been very few things that have helped with them.  When I was a sophomore in high school however, they started to get … Continue reading

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Assessing Fitness II Predictions

With my last two blogs, I want to talk about our upcoming lab, Assessing Fitness II.  Today I want to talk about what I’ve done in the past month after Assessing Fitness I, what tests I am going to redo … Continue reading

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David Goggins: “I’m Nobody Special”

David Goggins. Sounds like a regular guy from somewhere around the world. Turns out, he is not some regular guy. Turns out, he is one of the most amazing athletes, even humans on the planet today. I first read about … Continue reading

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Procrastination… Or Lack Thereof.

I usually think one of two things when I decide to go to the gym on my own time or have to go for practice. I either have the I’d-Rather-Lay-In-The-Pile-Of-Snow-Outside-My-Dorm-In-Negative-Twenty-Degree-Weather-Until-I-Freeze thought, or the Hell-Yeah-I’m-Going-To-Break-A-Sweat-And-Get-Jacked thought. Yes, these are two completely … Continue reading

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