Monthly Archives: March 2017

Hiking around Charleston

Much as I wish our oldest daughter Rowan lived closer so we could see her more often, I’m really loving the chance to explore Charleston on our periodic short visits here. I was bushed Friday night after our 13-hour drive, … Continue reading

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‘Undoing’ fitness as usual

Books have invited me into different countries, states of mind, social conditions and historical epochs; they have offered me a place at the most unusual gatherings. – Hisham Matar   If the library hadn’t had such a long wait list … Continue reading

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A better weigh to monitor fat loss

When football stars train for the NFL Combine, they hop in a state-of-the-art device called the Bod Pod for a complete body composition analysis that tells them their ratio of lean muscle mass to body fat, along with their resting … Continue reading

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The real food pushers are in your head

One of the things I heard recently while visiting an African-American church to learn more about its healthy cooking class has really stuck with me.  Bishop Crystal Bush, senior pastor at New Zion Tabernacle, had asked members to find the … Continue reading

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