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September 23rd, 2010 - 7:27 pm § in Exercise

Check-ins Get Healthy

Foursquare is stepping up their health game with two new partnerships. Both of which I am super excited about. RunKeeper About a week and a half in to my Foursquare usage I earned the Gym Rat badge. Since then, I have been itching for something new (I even contemplated asking for a Super Gym Rat) [&[...]

September 22nd, 2010 - 10:06 am § in obesity

Obesity and the Common Cold?

Childhood obesity is not only an epidemic, it may be an infectious disease transmitted by a common cold virus. The study was small (only 124 kids) but antibodies for a virus called AD36–a common viral strain that is linked to respiratory ailments as well as eye infections and GI disorders̵[...]

September 19th, 2010 - 4:30 pm § in Running Through My Mind

New Business and the Young Professional

You learn quickly in PR that a major part of your job is making sure your clients are happy.  But, as a young professional this is your opportunity to bring in new business. The client you already have, is probably one of the easier places to look for new business. Organic growth relies on repeat [[...]

September 14th, 2010 - 6:50 pm § in Uncategorized

Tasty Tuesday 9/14

Who are you calling shrimp? Grilled Curried Shrimp with Mango Couscous Gingered Shrimp and Asparagus Caribbean Shrimp Salad Shrimp Salad Nicoise 2 tablespoons tarragon vinegar 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons water 3 tablespoons finely chopped shallot 6 ounc[...]

September 11th, 2010 - 3:59 pm § in Exercise, Running Through My Mind

Under Armour Eyes the Female Athlete

For as long as I can remember Under Armour meant “protecting this house.” Whatever “house” that was depended on the giant scary looking male athletes grunting across my television screen. Now with its brand solidified as the sportswear du jour for men in their teens and young adults; the com[...]

September 7th, 2010 - 7:58 am § in Uncategorized

Tasty Tuesday 9/7

Stirring it up edition I love Stir Fry. I could probably make a different kind every night…. Stir Fried Tofu with Carrots and Red Peppers Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry Tofu, Mushrooms, Sugar Snap Peas and Green Onions Spicy Tofu and Cashew Stir Fry with Snow Peas and Red Pepper 1 tablespoon medium-[...]

September 5th, 2010 - 8:00 am § in Exercise, obesity

You May Not Like This…But You Are Fat

Americans are in denial. At least that is what a recent Harris Interactive/HealthDay survey found. The numbers don’t lie but apparently people lie to themselves. Thirty percent of those in the “overweight” class believed they were actually normal size. Even worse, 70 percent considered to be o[...]