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100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 12: Drink Water, Get Fit, Save the Earth

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 12: Drink Water, Get Fit, Save the Earth

Water is a hot topic when discussing fitness.  You should totally drink it!  You should totally drink lots and lots of it!  And, water is also a hot topic with environmentalists.  You should totally conserve water.  Conserve lots and lots of water.  These two ideas seem to contradict each other,…

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 11: Tuna recipes

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 11: Tuna recipes

Whenever I’m cooking, I have several questions in mind.  First, is the food healthy?  Can I make the recipe healthier?  Can I substitute something with less saturated fat or fewer calories?  Second, is the food sustainable?  Is eating this food contributing to the decline of certain species?  Is it farmed,…

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 10: Puddle Stompers

Every now and then we humans should take a step back and just stop growing up for a moment.  Stop being so adult for a little while and see the world with children’s eyes and try stomping in puddles.  See the wonder that is around us and explore our surroundings…

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 9: Get into the Glutes Groove!

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 9: Get into the Glutes Groove!

  Last night I had a cat in my lap and that was my excuse for not doing my Glute Exercises that I should do for physical therapy.  But tonight he is sleeping soundly by himself, so I have nothing holding me back.  It’s time to get into the glutes…

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 8: Something Worth Writing About

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 8: Something Worth Writing About

I thought I might be on a role today.  I finished my grocery shopping and did NOT buy unnecessary snacks (although I was tempted more than once).  I stayed within my calories, drank a pre-workout, took all my supplements, and went to a new gym to do a 20 minute…

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 7: Taking my own advice

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 7: Taking my own advice

I am feeling incredibly down in the dumps.  I mean, lower than normal.  I’ve been tracking my weight for the last week or so and I have actually returned to my weight when I first got into fitness.  Since this summer, I have gained 25 pounds.  I don’t know exactly…

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 6: Experiencing Nature 101

Today I volunteered at the Wildlife Refuge, something I regularly do on Saturday mornings since Chris is usually at his open studio.  While at the refuge, I started reading a book called “Bird Watching for Dummies”.  It was a quick read, but maybe not the perfect one for me to…

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 5: Healthy Cuppa

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 5: Healthy Cuppa

Considering my background with Asian animals, it’s little wonder I have something of an obsession with discovering simple ways to protect their homes in the rainforests.  But I’m not just concerned for orangutans, hornbills, elephant, and tigers.  I worry about sloths, tapirs, toucans, and jaguars in South America as well….

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 4: Nutritional Education

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 4: Nutritional Education

I thought about taking an “off” day today, and just lounging around being a general lazy-bum.  But then I got into my new online Nutritional Education Certificate program I started earlier in the week, and I ended up plowing through the remainder of the lessons, taking good notes, and passing…

100 Days of EarthFit- Day 3: Playing with Flavors

Already I am deviating from what I intended to discuss on this day.  But as I was cooking lunch, and came across an interesting “dilemma”.  I was making a favorite bulk recipe for Quinoa and Chicken Salad, and I was trying different flavors to see how I could change the…