Author Archives: Dan Medici

Ending Jan Plan and Moving Forward

Having retested my fitness on Tuesday, I can say that I am pretty pleased with the way things went.  I ran about 60 meters more in the Kosmin test than I did at the beginning of Jan Plan.  This changed … 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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Eating Healthy or Dieting?

Is there a difference?  I’ve always thought there was.  To me, eating healthy is a life-long pursuit of healthy decision-making, whereas dieting is trying to cut back on the number of calories you take in per day. I find eating … Continue reading

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40 yard dash times

As a football fan, the NFL draft is a really exciting time for me.  One of the most important parts of the draft is the NFL Combine, essentially a workout for all invited potential draft picks.  It is a chance … Continue reading

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Breakfast, for a change

I didn’t usually eat breakfast until very recently.  During Janplan, I’ve probably gone to breakfast more times than I did the entire fall semester.  Part of this may be due to the fact that Foss is open for breakfast now … 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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Not Again…seriously

Junior year: fractured T8 vertebrae Senior year: Torn MCL Freshman year of college: Not even sure what to call this one.  I tore all the ligaments in my big toe, and the sesamoid bones underneath the base of my big … Continue reading

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