The 6 criteria that make my favorite travel ritual awesome!

When you travel, do you have a ritual that you follow? Is there something you do on every trip that is your “thing” that makes your trips memorable? As I sit here filling out a pile of documents to apply for a visa to visit China this summer I started thinking about my favorite travel ritual and I decided to…

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20% Off – PTA Global Behavior Change in Exercise Credential

As a PTA Global Ambassador I wanted to share with you an opportunity to get a 20% discount on a really instructive, and useful credential that they now offer. The PTA Global Behavior Change in Exercise Credential, normally $299, is only $239 when you use my unique Ambassador code at checkout. If you are a personal trainer, chances are you…

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Top 8 Prepper Supplies for the Worst Case Scenario

We’ve all seen the TV shows, the YouTube videos and all the online articles talking about “doomsday”, the end of the world and a “post-apocalyptic” reality. Some of this stuff seems a bit outlandish and over-hyped but I admit that there is something in our human nature that causes us to contemplate the possibility of massive catastrophe. As human beings…

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The Best Reasons to Visit Cuba or Avoid It

Having recently returned from a trip to Cuba as a freelance journalist, I can tell you that it is a place unlike any other. I’ve traveled a lot, been around, seen some things, but after about five hours in Cuba I knew that this was an entirely new experience, and one that would leave an impression on me. Let me…

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Pros & Cons of Visiting Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada

Lake Louise is probably the most common photograph you see when you search for anything about Alberta, Canada. The water is so crystal blue and beautiful, obviously people are going to want to capture images of it just because it’s so unique. But besides the amazing, literally breathtaking beauty that Lake Louise provides there are some cons to visiting the…

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The Best Way to Train Calves

Calf training is something that gives a lot of us fits! The really cool thing about calf training is that the best way to train the calves is not that complex. As it turns out, optimal calf training is actually pretty simple and after polling dozens of world class athletes with amazing calf development and after pouring over research to…

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Meal Prep Basics for Fitness Results

“Meal prep” is a term you hear a lot in the fitness industry. In it’s most basic form, meal prep is simply the act of preparing your foods, in advance, and organizing meal options so that they are easily accessible and properly proportioned to directly address the fitness goals you have. So obviously there’s a little more to meal prep…

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10 Tips for Plantar Fasciitis Pain Relief

Picking up on an article I wrote previously that interviewed a number of Podiatrists and people with chronic cases of plantar fasciitis, I wanted to create a quick and easy article on the most specific ways to relieve plantar fasciitis pain. Top 10 Tips for Pain Relief from Plantar Fasciitis My research of countless Podiatrists and people suffering from plantar…

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Basics of Blacksmithing: Getting Started

This article builds on a number of other articles I have written about blacksmiths and blacksmithing over the past couple of years. In this article you will learn about and see (detailed video belwo) exactly how blacksmiths perform all the basic techniques that are used to work metal and you will also learn about all of the various tools blacksmiths…

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25 of the World’s Most Famous Blacksmiths

Blacksmithing is an ancient craft that is making a resurgence in the United States and the developed world. People are studying the craft of blacksmithing like never before and the need for information, instruction, tools and facilities are at all time highs. I love everything about this trend because it takes us back to our roots when men and women…

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