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Why Do We Sleep?

We all know it’s important…but why?? Whenever I don’t get enough sleep, it is usually a terrible day.  Why do we spend a third of our lives sleeping? When reading an article about this, I learned that scientists have developed … Continue reading

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Poor Rondo

If any of you are Celtics fans, you probably heard the news that point guard Rajon Rondo tore his ACL in a loss to the Atlanta Hawks late last week. ACL injuries are so common and devastating in athletics, but … Continue reading

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James vs. Jordan

Last year my AP Gov teacher spent most of the time talking to my classmates and I about what happened on sports center the night before rather than what was happening in the White House. His favorite topic to discuss … Continue reading

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What about the anaerobic athlete?

A diet rich in the right carbs, fats, and proteins is essential for any diet, but especially for the athlete. After reading chapter two on nutrition and chapter five on ergogenic acids, I learned that there are many ways for … Continue reading

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Happy Tears

After so many tragedies this year, and every year, sometimes we forget that this world is full of more people that do good things than bad. That’s why everyone should hear about stories like the 2012 Sports Illustrated Kids SportsKids … Continue reading

Posted in Exercise Physiology, Week 2 | 3 Comments

Finally Eating Right

I’ve tried so many times to give up junk food…but it has never worked out. Too many of my favorite foods are full of saturated fat or have a high GI level. That’s why for my wellness calendar for this class … Continue reading

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An ACL Injury With A Happy Ending

Some people might not believe the cliché phrase “everything happens for a reason,” but I do. One of my best friends is living proof. I met my best friend, Aimee, through soccer when we were very young. She was a … Continue reading

Posted in Exercise Physiology, Week 1 | 3 Comments