Author Archives: snowcts14

Playing through the Pain

At the tender age of 3 the doctor noticed that Aidan, my younger brother, had a “lazy eye” and that he would need glasses to correct his vision.  Surprisingly enough there aren’t too many glasses made for 3 year olds … Continue reading

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A Whole New Look at Food

Before this class I ate a balanced diet, but I was unaware that some foods I was eating were actually really bad for my body.  The day after we learned about the horror that is mashed potatoes, wouldn’t you know … Continue reading

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New Ways to Cheat

In a world where doping has become more and more prevalent, new research is being done on how an athlete can fake the results of a urine test.  It is becoming harder and harder for athletes who dope to cheat … Continue reading

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Snap, Crackle, Pop

Hike!  I immediately took a few steps forward to fill my hole.  The running back beat us all to the outside.  I quickly snapped around and set my angle to tackle him downfield.  Running as hard as I could, I … Continue reading

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A Look Inside

Saturday mornings at my house usually involve waking up around 9:00, then rolling downstairs and hanging out on the couch while watching SportsCenter.  It’s a lazy habit that my dad, brother and I have adopted, but you have to be up and … Continue reading

Posted in Exercise Physiology, Week 2 | 2 Comments

Yoga is for Girls, Lifting is for Boys

I just always thought it was something for girls, and not for a tough teenage boy who was trying to prove himself to others.  The girls’ sports teams always cross trained by doing yoga, and the boys’ teams cross trained … Continue reading

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The Younger Brother

I was always the smart child in the family, not the athletic one.  My younger brother has and will always outshine me in any athletic discipline.  He has the typical athletic physique: tall, toned, and muscular.  When I tried playing lacrosse, … Continue reading

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