Fiction

Banana Muffin

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Tyler’s phone buzzed against the wooden table. In his eagerness to pick it up he slapped his mug, which flew off the table and splashed against the floor. He barely registered the spilled coffee. All of his attention was on the name that flashed across the screen of his phone: Ella Brown. He felt the […]

Fitness

Day Fourteen

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AM: Dynamic Warmup 1 X 10 @45 LBS Overhead Press 1 X 10 @65 LBS Overhead Press 1 X 6   @95 LBS Overhead Press 5 X 3   @115 LBS Overhead Press 5 X 1   @135 LBS Overhead Press 1 X 10 @45 LBS Barbell Curls 2 X 8 @65 LBS Barbell Curls 2 X 3 […]

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Day Thirteen

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What is a dynamic warm-up? The definition of dynamic is a “constant change, activity, or progress.” So a dynamic warm-up is one where you are stretching and moving at the same time. As opposed to static stretching, where you hold a pose for ten seconds, dynamic stretching is better at the start of a workout. […]

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The Thorn and the Rose: Two

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TWO Darkness descended across the land when Bella reached Crimrose Woods. It would be the last, and longest, section of their journey before arriving at Castle Thorn. Bella always felt uneasy riding through the supposedly cursed woods. When she was a child her mother would tell her tales of the Lord of Beasts that lived […]

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Day Twelve

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While I did have a decent run this morning, today was not a good day for lifting. My back and hamstrings were so tight I couldn’t get the full range of motion for my squat. I ended up stopping halfway into my squat workout to limber up a little to little success. Although the lift […]