Deceptive Food Labeling – Trans Fats

Deceptive Food Labeling – Trans Fats

“Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.” – John Adams Introduction Check out the front label for this box of Nature Valley chewy bars. Looks delicious! Peanut butter, dark chocolate, and 10 grams of protein;...
Basic Strength Training Equipment for In-Home Use

Basic Strength Training Equipment for In-Home Use

Introduction With the busy schedules of today, it is sometimes hard to find time for exercise. Or, when you do find the time, it is after you have been at work all day, and you end up waiting 3 hours for the chest press machine shoulder to shoulder with everyone else...
The Importance of Attempting the Last Rep

The Importance of Attempting the Last Rep

Scenario I Its a cold, dreary Tuesday night. After a grueling day of work, back aching and with tired eyes, you slowly walk into the brightly-lit gym. After sharing a brief hello with the front desk associate, you jam your ear buds in place, blast DragonForce, and get...
Healthy Foods Fit For Travel

Healthy Foods Fit For Travel

Introduction In this article, I would like to share several healthy, portable foods, that I have found helpful to carry when travelling or going on long hikes. Mung Beans Mung beans are high in protein, fiber, Vitamin C, and Vitamin K (1). They must be soaked over...
Sleeping with Mosquitoes

Sleeping with Mosquitoes

Introduction A couple years ago, I had the privilege of spending two and a half months in India. I also had the privilege of sleeping with aggressive mosquitoes over half that time :-), and I learned a thing or two about getting proper rest even in the presence of...