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All posts by John Brhel

About John Brhel

John Brhel is a freelance writer from upstate New York that enjoys picking apart life's idiosyncrasies and listening to Huey Lewis & the News.
  • Happy New Year! Don’t Blow It

    So long, 2012. It was nice knowing you, but we’ve got stuff to do. Whether you chased your dreams, went for that job/girl/wing eating championship or sat in your basement, twiddled your thumbs, and played a whole...

    • Posted December 28, 2012
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  • 4 Ways to Stick to your Fitness Resolution in 2013

    So, you’ve consumed about enough pumpkin pie and eggnog to feed the NFC and haven’t exercised in over a week thanks to an endless barrage of cousins and last-minute trips to pick up presents for your third-cousins...

    • Posted December 26, 2012
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  • Body Weight Workouts on the Rise, Study Shows

    “But it’s snowing and I can’t make it to the gym.” “I’d work out but can’t afford a decent set of weights.” “There’s no room in my house for a bench so I don’t lift anymore.” Cut...

    • Posted December 21, 2012
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  • What to Do If the “World” Ends

    If you belong to that 14% of the population that thinks the world will end this week and plan on jumping off a cliff in Arizona to enter a cosmic portal, this article doesn’t apply to you....

    • Posted December 19, 2012
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  • Get Fit Without Gadgets

    According to new research by the Consumer Electronics Association, “more than one-third (37 percent) anticipate purchasing a fitness technology in the next 12 months.” That’s a whole lot of cash for the consumer electronics and fitness industries...

    • Posted December 14, 2012
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  • Want to Succeed? Do as Ice T Does

    How many pimps do you think go on to become famous rappers and television stars? I’d say only a handful. But, somehow, Ice T did it. This son of a conveyor belt mechanic transitioned from a life...

    • Posted December 12, 2012
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  • Want a Better Workout? Find a Stronger Fitness Partner

    Has this ever happened to you? You’re working out at a moderately intense level when, all of a sudden, some dude strolls by and makes you look like an underachieving, fitness noob. Whether it’s getting passed by...

    • Posted December 7, 2012
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  • The One Person Keeping You From Succeeding

    Listen up, cause I’ve figured out who’s been keeping you from achieving all of your goals, from realizing all of your hopes and dreams, from securing your dream job or scoring a date with that cute redhead...

    • Posted December 5, 2012
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  • Make a Fitness Wish List

    Remember when you were little and you used to write a wish list of all the things you wanted for Christmas, like a Ninja Turtles blimp or Crossfire? Oh, wait, you still write a wish list and...

    • Posted November 30, 2012
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  • Cory and Topanga Reuniting for ‘Boy Meets World’ Spinoff

    If you’re like me, ABC’s TGIF lineup was your go-to Friday night “event” when you were growing up. It was cooler than Power Rangers and Boyz II Men combined. And if you’re like me, you used to...

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • If Not Santa, Believe in Yourself

    I still remember the day my parents told me there was no such thing as Santa Claus. That’s right, they had to tell me he didn’t exist, as I still firmly believed he planned on climbing through...

    • Posted November 28, 2012
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