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I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestioned ability of a man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor. – Henry David Thoreau

Throughout the past three weeks of Jan Plan I have been able to grow as an athlete and an overall individual. Exercise physiology has proved to be one of the most informational and enjoyable classes that I have taken this … 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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On Sleeping… Or Not Sleeping.

Although it is Jan Plan, a wonderful time of the year when Colby students only have to attend one course and time seems to be endless, I have found that I still have not been getting sufficient hours of sleep … Continue reading

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Turn it up! That’s my jam!

Music: a legal drug that is used by almost all athletes. Plus, it doesn’t have any side effects. What more could you ask for? I have yet to see the day that I don’t pop my headphones into my ears, … Continue reading

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Can you do a pull-up?

A few days ago, I was chatting about an article from the New York Times Magazine that I had read titled, “Why Women Can’t Do Pull-Ups.” When I had first read the title, I thought to myself, “It’s true, we’re … 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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Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about. -Winston Churchill

As kids, my dad instilled athleticism in my brothers and I, not only with encouragement to be active and play any sport that interested us, but also to believe that we were the key to our success. During his childhood … Continue reading

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