Kirkpedersen

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Name: Kirk Pedersen
Date registered: May 2, 2011

Latest posts

  1. DTE Foundation Mountain Bike Trail — September 18, 2016
  2. “Shoe Dog” is a true, great, American story. — September 1, 2016
  3. Embrace Your Environment — February 20, 2016
  4. Shop online and support my cause at the same time! — November 22, 2015
  5. Exercise Combats Aging Affects Of Chemotherapy — July 20, 2015

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Sep 18

DTE Foundation Mountain Bike Trail

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Earlier this spring the Potowatomi Mountain Biking Association along with sponsor DTE opened the first of a series of five new mountain bike trails in the Waterloo Recreation Area of Chelsea. Altogether the five trails will combine to cover over 20 miles, with hopes of eventually connecting with the existing Potowatomi Trail. This first trail, …

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Sep 01

“Shoe Dog” is a true, great, American story.

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Phil Knight and how he created his company Nike is an amazing adventure! This true story has a little bit for everyone. There are a myriad of themes in this book covering everything from adventure to David versus Goliath to invention. Whether you are a runner or an entrepreneur, I think you will enjoy it. …

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Feb 20

Embrace Your Environment

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As the temperatures look to go back into the 30s again next week, it is obvious we are in the thick of winter. Unlike bears however, we do not have the luxury of going into a cave and sleeping for the next few months. We must not only survive, but try to thrive through the …

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Nov 22

Shop online and support my cause at the same time!

As I have been informed, the shopping season has already begun, let me remind you of our affiliate program. With just a few extra clicks of your mouse, you can support my cause with no extra cost to you while doing your online shopping. Simply click on affiliates up above. From there choose from several …

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Jul 20

Exercise Combats Aging Affects Of Chemotherapy

As if we needed another reason to exercise, research now shows that exercising while going through chemotherapy treatments for cancer can help combat the premature aging that is the usual result. We all know someone or have gone through ourselves a battle with cancer. This usually includes chemotherapy treatments. Though often effective, these treatments tear …

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May 21

Spotify’s New Feature Matches Your Workout Pace With Your Music

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Yesterday, the music streaming company Spotify introduced a new feature it will be now offering. It is called, “made for running.” It is an incredible system that will help people put together the perfect playlists for their workouts. This technology measures the rhythm of your running/walking/workout pace using sensors on your phone. It then searches …

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Apr 18

App Review: Map My Run – Keep Track, Keep Motivated, Keep at it!

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In our new modern tech world, where there is an app for everything, it is sometimes hard to navigate the masses and find one that is right for you. Map My Run is one that I think fits some important criteria. It is free, it is easy to use, and it is effective. Our main …

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Jan 31

The Small Plate Movement

Perception of portion size can affect your sense of satiety.

Smaller plates = smaller portions = smaller waist From his book, Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think, author and the founder of The Small Plate Movement, Brian Wansink could have an extra large affect on your health. Through research, Wansink and his co-authors concluded that “larger packages in grocery stores, larger servings …

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Nov 25

Thanksgiving Day Tips To Keep The Plump Where It Belongs!

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Here are a few reminders to help you make it through the holiday without adding an extra belt notch! This is a repost from last year, but always worth remembering. 1. Do some form of exercise before you eat the big meal. The more intense the workout the better! Remember that exercise will increase your …

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Nov 15

Shop Online And Support My Cause At The Same Time!

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As I have been informed that the shopping season has already begun, let me remind you of our affiliate program. With just a few extra clicks of your mouse, you can support my cause with no extra cost to you while doing your online shopping. Simply go to (or stay on it since you are …

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