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Jacked: Trash Your Diet – A Twist to Going Green

Jacked: Trash Your Diet – A Twist to Going Green

| April 22, 2011 | 2 Replies

Often when someone is told to ‘go green’ we think of the usual: hybrid cars, bicycling to work, clothing made of hemp, eating organic food. Here’s a new idea – go green with your trash! If you want to lose weight and get healthy, a great place for you to start isn’t necessarily with what’s […]

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Jacked: Unconventional methods of losing weight, shedding fat

Jacked: Unconventional methods of losing weight, shedding fat

| January 30, 2011 | 1 Reply

Today, weather wise, was  a glorious day here in North Carolina. Blue skies, temperatures in the high 6os, shirtless hot male runners abound. Let’s face it, folks. Though parts of the country are bracing for more winter weather, we’re nearing close to Spring which means we’ll be giving the finger to all of this snow, […]

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Jacked: 6 Nutrition Tricks to Burn Fat, Build Muscle

Jacked: 6 Nutrition Tricks to Burn Fat, Build Muscle

| January 7, 2011 | 1 Reply

If you’re a gay guy you probably see it all too often on sites like Manhunt or Grindr – guys who claim to have a muscular build who are really robust and fat. If you’re in the gym you may also notice all the guys who seem to live in the gym but hardly look […]

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Vegetarian 101: The All-Day Eating Plan

Vegetarian 101: The All-Day Eating Plan

| August 16, 2010 | 1 Reply

It’s funny; in today’s culture, we all want and seek quick fixes but big problems. How many times have you’ve heard of someone who wants to lose weight fast but yet they aren’t entirely willing to go the distance and get discouraged to find that really there’s no quick fix. When it comes to losing […]

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Vegetarian 101: Fighting Temptations

Vegetarian 101: Fighting Temptations

| July 26, 2010 | 1 Reply

Over the past few days I’ve dedicated a few blog posts to the world of vegetarianism. I dealt with what being a vegetarian is and isn’t with my post “A Crash Course for Skeptics and Beginners” and then tackled the trickiest meal of the day with “Rethinking Breakfast”. At first, the next logical piece in […]

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Vegetarian 101: Rethinking Breakfast

Vegetarian 101: Rethinking Breakfast

| July 23, 2010 | 3 Replies

Eggs, ham, pork sausage, sausage patties, biscuits and gravy, bacon, milk, coffee with cream, cheese grits … all of these things seem to be the staple of the typical breakfast in America and abroad. Yet, for vegetarians, breakfast isn’t so easy. What happens when your eating lifestyle doesn’t include meat or what if it doesn’t […]

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Vegetarian 101: A Crash Course for Skeptics and Beginners

Vegetarian 101: A Crash Course for Skeptics and Beginners

| July 20, 2010 | 3 Replies

I tried staying fit throughout the winter so that come spring and summer, I wouldn’t have much work to do for the ‘shirtless’ season. Weight wise, I was about eight pounds over my usual weight. Yes, being near 120 lbs isn’t bad – most people would kill to see that number on the scale – […]

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How Saying “No!” Can Improve Your Health

How Saying “No!” Can Improve Your Health

| March 25, 2010 | Reply

Of all of my memories of the 1980s, I firmly remember the massive Saturday morning cartoon event titled ‘Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue’ which was about drugs and featured all of the popular cartoon characters of the day (Muppet Babies, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Smurfs, Duck Tales, Alf, Looney Tunes … just to name a […]

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Indulge A Little: Treat Yourself To Lose Weight

Indulge A Little: Treat Yourself To Lose Weight

| March 20, 2010 | 2 Replies

It’s something people rarely think about or consider when they’re trying to lose weight: indulging. Sure, you may consider it but it’s all “I’ve indulged too much so I must now deny myself of anything enjoyable.” This leads to real ‘die-ting’. Dieting is no fun; it’s all about denying yourself to the point where you […]

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Say It Loud, Say It Proud, “I’m a Vegetarian!”

Say It Loud, Say It Proud, “I’m a Vegetarian!”

| March 5, 2010 | Reply

A couple weeks ago I posted about coming out at as a vegetarian. Since then I’ve had a few conversations with people about being a vegetarian and questions that I thought I’d address. At church there was a luncheon after service and somehow (as usual) the topic of discussion was how I’m vegetarian. People always […]

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