Archive for March, 2011

Mississippi Woman Trying to Shed Title of “Fattest State”

March 23, 2011

Somebody has to have the title, and unfortunately for Mississippi, it is the fattest state (see the rankings) in the country. Although, one motivated woman is doing her best to shed the pounds and that infamous title. I saw this inspiring story on NBC Nightly News last night and wanted to share it. Congrats to Linda [...]

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How Heavy’s Ricky Wayne Got Light

March 22, 2011

McCartney was a recent guest on our radio show where he talked about trying out for the Biggest Loser but being “too fat”, eating steak at 10 months old, his typical fast food order which often included multiple stops, how he has lost almost 200 pounds, hosting his own boot camp every week and feeling the best he’s ever felt.

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Brown Eggs VS White Eggs, What’s Cracking

March 21, 2011

You shouldn’t judge an egg by its shell. Don’t be an eggist, I was one for years. There was just something about the brown egg, I just couldn’t do it. Until recently that is. I remember hearing years ago that brown eggs were healthier than white. But back then I was constantly cruising through drive-thru’s [...]

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Jordan Hasay Interview: Recruiting, Burnout, Training, and More

March 14, 2011

The list of accomplishments for University of Oregon runner Jordan Hasay is not short. In fact, over the weekend she won three national championships! The sophomore from Arroyo Grande, California, pulled in her first NCAA national title when she won the mile in 4:33.01. Her personal best also broke a school record. That’s not easy to [...]

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Running With Coach Kinsey: Structuring Your Speed Days

March 8, 2011

Make sure that you are visualizing your speed days as you would a race. Know what distance you will be running, how fast you will be running, even planning on what the weather will be like when you visualize will increase your odds of executing your goals. Also ensure that you are well rested, hydrated and fueled for the workout.

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Skippy Reduced Fat Peanut Butter Recalled Due to Salmonella

March 7, 2011

Unilever United States, Inc. today announced a limited recall of Skippy® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread and Skippy® Reduced Fat Super Chunk Peanut Butter Spread, because it may be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

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Two Toes Up for Toe Socks

March 7, 2011

My first run in a pair of toe socks was a good one. I recently picked up a pair of injinji toe socks, and after realizing there is a precise technique to putting them on, I headed out for a four-mile trek. It took a few minutes to get used to the feel of something around [...]

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Taco Bell Fires Back About Beef

March 2, 2011

Here is the commercial Taco Bell has put out in response to a lawsuit claiming its ground beef is only about 35% real beef.

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California Company Recalling 64,000 Pounds of Potentially Deadly Meat

March 2, 2011

Another not so appetizing recall to warn you about. This latest recall by the  U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is a class I recall. Class I is the highest level and should be taken seriously. According to the FSIS, class I is defined as follows: “This is a health hazard situation where there [...]

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