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Tough Mudder – Are You Tough Enough For This Challenge?

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You’ve seen people at the gym with Tough Mudder ‘finisher’ shirts on, your friends have talked about it and showed you some videos, you’ve looked some stuff up online and now a group of you have decided to put together a team for Tough Mudder.  But what have you, really, just gotten yourself into? Let’s […]

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NHL 15 will be Missing Some Features on Xbox One and PS4

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VGRT Episode 192: Longtime Listener - The podcast is back, albeit on a Saturday instead of the usual Friday. No Gaming Flashback or Gaming History, but a good chunk of news, though some of it only tenuously connected to videogaming. The news this week includes: T-Mobile now offers app that unlocks your smartphone, Analyst: Downloadable titles […]

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Seven National TV Games Highlight Week 3 of 2014 NFL Preseason

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Week 3 of the NFL preseason features seven games on national TV. The action starts on Thursday night with a matchup of in-state rivals as the Philadelphia Eagles host the Pittsburgh Steelers (7:30 PM ET, NFLN). On Friday, the Oakland Raiders will face the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on CBS (8:00 PM ET). […]

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Recap and Review Run or Dye 2014 (PHOTOS)

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There are many races out there which anyone can participate in. From the basic 3 mile park run, the more demanding Boston Marathon to obstacle racing such as the various Spartan Races or the daunting Tough Mudder race. But what if prolonged running and crawling through mud under barbed wire or climbing over military style […]

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Rick’s Cabaret NYC Girls are ‘Knockouts’ at Broadway Boxing (PICS)

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The “Broadway Boxing” card held at BB Kings in Times Square featured Round Card Girls from Rick’s Cabaret New York, the upscale three story gentlemen’s club located at 50 West 33rd Street in midtown Manhattan. Boxers from all weight divisions competed at the Dibella Entertainment produced event, and the matches attracted a full house. The […]

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NFL News Update — August 9, 2014

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OAKLAND RAIDERS HOST PARENTS CLINIC Nearly 100 moms attended a Parents Clinic hosted by the Oakland Raiders last week. The clinic took place in the team’s practice facility, where moms learned about proper equipment fitting, concussion awareness and heat and hydration education as a part of USA Football’s Heads Up Football program. “This parents clinic […]

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Fat Loss vs. Weight Loss

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We have all heard someone say “I need to lose 10 lbs.” So often these individuals become slaves to the scale and can sometimes take drastic measure to see the number on the scale go down. Most of the time when somebody wants to lose weight the image they have in mind is a leaner […]

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’2014 NFL Kickoff Presented by Xbox’ Details

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The NFL kicks off its 95th season with “2014 NFL KICKOFF PRESENTED BY XBOX” – 7:30 PM ET Thursday, September 4. Grammy Award-winning singer, song-writer and producer PHARRELL WILLIAMS will perform live outside of CenturyLink Field in Seattle, it was announced Sunday night during NBC’s national broadcast of the annual NFL/Hall of Fame Game. Simulcast […]

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2014 NFL Preseason Week 1 Preview – NFL Network Games

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It’s time to get back to football! “It definitely feels like game week to us,” says Seattle head coach PETE CARROLL, whose team will face the Denver Broncos this week in a Super Bowl XLVIII rematch. “It’s coming quick, Thursday night. It’s going to be fun.” All 32 NFL clubs will be in action this […]

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Cris Carter & Michael Irvin Named 2015 Pro Bowl Alumni Captains

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Two Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receivers – CRIS CARTER and MICHAEL IRVIN – have been selected to serve as alumni captains for the 2015 Pro Bowl, the NFL announced today. Continuing the significantly revised Pro Bowl format that debuted with the 2014 Pro Bowl, Carter and Irvin will have final say over Pro […]

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How to Optimize Post Workout Nutrition

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What is post workout nutrition and why is it important? To answer that question lets first take a look at what happens during intense exercise. When exercising intensely we break down muscle tissue and we use fuel, which can vary based on the duration and intensity of a workout. Carbohydrates stored as glycogen are used […]

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Intra Workout Nutrition for a Better Physique

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We have all heard of pre-work out and post-workout nutrition. But what about intra- workout nutrition? How many people are aware of the benefits that come from taking supplements during your workout? Lets look at a couple of things that happen during training. 1. We break down muscle tissue 2. We use muscle glycogen stores […]

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2014 MLB All Star Game – Player Walk Up Songs

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I am channeling the inner-grandfather in me with the following statement… in my day, there was no such thing as a walk up song. Apparently in 2014, it is now a thing and the stroll that certain MLB players take from the on-deck circle to the batter’s box required some musical accompaniment. It is no […]

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Patriots Coach Bill Belichick Gets Caught Cheating… Again.

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There is some interesting news coming out of the New England Patriots camp today. ProFootBallTalk.com reported today that Prosecutors in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial turned over a treasure trove of information to the defense. “Prosecutors also turned over 33 pages of text messages between Belichick and Hernandez between February 2013 and May 2013, the […]

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Is it Possible to Keep your Metabolism from Slowing while Dieting

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7-Keto, a molecule that occurs naturally in the body and declines with age, may increase the body’s ability to burn calories in dieting men and women according to one study. Researchers recruited 10 men and 30 women, average age 38.5, who had an average body mass index of 32 (obese) and maintained a diet with […]

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Making Sense of Probiotics for Digestive Health

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Probiotics are bacteria that help maintain the natural balance of organisms in the intestines. The listing below shows some of the more common probiotic bacteria, where they are found in the body and the potential benefits they may have. Probiotic Family: Lactobacillus Where it is found in the body: Digestive, urinary and genital systems Potential […]

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