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Shoulder Surgery - Biceps Tenodesis+ - Surgery Day

Shoulder Surgery – Biceps Tenodesis+ – Surgery Day

Surgery day for my SLAP tear. What did I prepare, what should I have prepared, and how was the first 24 hours? ...

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Namaste FAQ

Namaste FAQ

Where did you stay? The first time we went Jess and I stayed at the Wyndham Hotel in Durango. It was about 7 minutes from Namaste. This definitely made travel ...

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Shoulder Surgery – Biceps Tenodesis+ – Surgery Day

Shoulder Surgery - Biceps Tenodesis+ - Surgery Day
Surgery day for my SLAP tear. What did I prepare, what should I have prepared, and how was the first ...

Shoulder Surgery – Biceps Tenodesis+ – The Lead-Up

Shoulder Surgery - Biceps Tenodesis+ - The Lead-Up
After injuring myself with a SLAP tear in a martial arts class and doing physical therapy, then getting an arthrogram, ...

Arthrogram MRI

Arthrogram MRI
Well this was fun. Prior to having shoulder surgery which you can read about here I had to have a ...

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Masada Tactical

Masada Tactical

Masada Tactical - this is the real deal. Led by BK Blankenstein, a former IDF recon team member and instructor to the Maryland State Police for years, each instructor shows a love for self-defense, protection, and instilling the grit to carry on in the members. Take a look here for ...
REVIEW: It Starts With Food (and ends with great results!)

REVIEW: It Starts With Food (and ends with great results!)

Before I embarked on the strict Paleo type challenge created by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig, I was super skeptical. I thought the whole Paleo thing was just another fad that would soon fade out like bell bottom jeans! I was pleasantly surprised with how addicted I became to the 30 ...
Arthrogram MRI

Arthrogram MRI

Well this was fun. Prior to having shoulder surgery which you can read about here I had to have a shoulder arthrogram MRI. This is basically a special type of MRI where they inject contrast fluid directly into the joint. This lets them see things that they can't really see ...
Shoulder Surgery - Biceps Tenodesis+ - The Lead-Up

Shoulder Surgery – Biceps Tenodesis+ – The Lead-Up

After injuring myself with a SLAP tear in a martial arts class and doing physical therapy, then getting an arthrogram, it turned out that I needed shoulder surgery. Here's how the process went from injury to diagnosis, to the week of surgery ...
Time For a Little RMR

Time For a Little RMR

So you say you want to lose weight? One would think that lowering your caloric intake would help do the trick. Yes, this is true, but if you lower it too much you do more harm than good. How low can you go? This number is best determined by figuring ...
Why Eat Organic?

Why Eat Organic?

Non organic apples cost on average $1.18/pound. Organic apples average $2-$4/pound depending on the variety and where they are purchased. Looking at this comparison one might wonder "are organic apples worth the extra dough?" At first glance the apples appear to be the same in value, but when we dig ...
7 Day Sample Meal Plan - Whole30/Gerson/Anti-Cancer

7 Day Sample Meal Plan – Whole30/Gerson/Anti-Cancer

Based on a blend of the Whole30, Gerson Therapy and Anti-Cancer Foods. This is a sugar free, grain free, dairy free, soy free, red meat free diet. Adjust to your daily schedule, but ensure that you are eating regularly. On workout days consider adding another small meal after your workout, ...
Prepare Thyself for Battle

Prepare Thyself for Battle

"I don't have time to eat healthy!" "Eating clean is too expensive!" "I just have to grab something when I can."Does this sound like you? It sounds like me too, not long ago. It's tough enough finding time in our busy schedules to fit in exercise, without trying to make ...
Empty Your Cup to Fill Your Mind

Empty Your Cup to Fill Your Mind

There is a common story in Buddhism about a scholar who went to talk to a zen master. The scholar spends most of the time talking over the master, basically showing off. The master eventually starts pouring tea for the scholar, but doesn't stop pouring. When the tea fills the ...