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  • Winter Nutrition Tips

    In the winter, we tend to reduce our physical activity, spend more time indoors, and consume higher calorie and sugar holiday comfort foods. This can set us up for poor nutrition/lifestyle choices. Also, when body temperature decreases it increases your appetite, as eating generates heat and helps

  • Making Healthy Grocery Store Choices

    Going to the grocery store and making healthy choices can be difficult because there are so many different foods with multiple different ingredients. Sometimes we don’t even know what an ingredient is or what it is used for. However, there are a few things to keep in mind when you shop at the

  • Healthier Life: Protein Requirements for Strength Training

    Though a well-designed resistance training program is at the core of building muscle, protein consumption also has an important role to play. There is, unfortunately, a lot of bad science on the Internet regarding protein and strength training, and a lot of misconceptions have become “fact” as a

  • “Superfoods” for a Super You

    As the weather is changing this time of year, our body’s immune system may start to plummet and we are more likely to get sick. Therefore, now more than ever it is best to improve our immune system by eating many foods that are high in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants! Some may call these type

  • Suicide: no glory

    Editor’s Note: none of the events referred to in this commentary happened at Kirtland. Silence befell the dorm, a place that was never quiet. OSI agents were carefully processing the room before permitting me to document. Shaolin the DVD was at its menu screen, the music from the motion picture

  • What we share this Fourth of July

    We share a common purpose with each other that we share with no one else. Our Core Values, and the character we are forced to develop in the constant adversity we face, forge a loyalty to one another. Our collective identity is still more about the dedication to our nation and each other than

  • Are you there for those around you?

    Have you ever met someone who changed how you look at yourself? Someone who did the right thing, time after time, despite the difficulties? Someone who was a leader not because of their rank, but because of their character? This is my story about one of those people and how he had the power to