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Plastic Water Bottles – Is It Ok To Reuse Them?

I hope that everyone knows the importance of drinking water. Whether you are an athlete out on a long run or ride or just someone that knows the benefits of sipping on water all day, what you drink out of is important. If you’re refilling a disposable water bottle that isn’t really meant to be […]

What Your Blood Can Tell You – Part 2

In my last post, I looked at the Lipid Panel results from my recent blood analysis. Today, I’ll look at the Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP) portion of the results. This CMP is also commonly referred to as a Chemistry Panel or SMA 12/20. This panel gives you important information about the current status of your […]

Essential Oils for Athletes

In our quest to avoid using drugs (both prescription and over the counter), my family and I started using essential oils about three years ago. Before that time, we had a cabinet full of medicine. Bottles and bottles of cold and cough medicine, Antibiotics, Acetaminophen (Tylenol), Ibuprofen (Advil), decongestants (Sudafed), Benadryl, Pepto-Bismol, Tums and even […]