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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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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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Apr 15

Treadmill Desks – Melt Calories While Meeting Deadlines

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Probably the most common excuse I hear from people for their lack of exercise is the absence of time.  “I just don’t have enough time in the day.” Of course the first thought that comes into my hard and fitness minded head is, “you need to make time!” In reality, however, I know that it …

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Nov 25

Support Symbol of Strength on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Last year MySOSlife.com was able to make a $1,000.00 donation to Kirk Pedersen’s HelpHopeLive Recovery Fund for rehabilitation. This donation was made possible by visitors to the website that use the affiliate companies like Amazon.com and Drugstore.com. Each time an item is purchased a small percentage is given to the website at no expense to …

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Jun 25

A Smoothie for Peanut Butter/Chocolate Lovers with Zero Guilt!

With summer in full swing we present to you a new delicious smoothie recipe. This smoothie is loaded with beneficial ingredients such as almond milk, peanut butter, bananas, and cacao. Almond milk actually has more calcium than cow’s milk without the often problematic lactose. Cacao is deemed by many nutritionists as a “super food” and …

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Mar 29

Melt The Last Bit of Winter With A Plant-Strong Southwest Chili

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About a month ago my colleague and friend Jami Bronson made a vegetarian chili for a staff luncheon. She expressed to me how easy it was to make which inspired me to give a whirl. I began to do some research on the internet for different ideas to morph the original recipe to give it …

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Feb 08

Creating Franken-Smoothies: The Ultimate Superfood

The RDA recommends 5-13 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. You may ask yourself “how on earth will I find a way in my busy schedule to get that many servings in a day?” Believe it or not this is low when speaking to many nutritionists that believe the majority of your calories should …

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Feb 01

Understand the Natural Response to Food

I love a good documentary to motivate me to either make healthy changes in my lifestyle or provide further incentives to maintain them. “Hungry For Change” does just that. This documentary provides an easy to understand explanation as to why we crave and respond so enthusiastically to sugar and foods high in calories. It also …

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Dec 26

Every Mouse Click Makes a Difference!

Today mysoslife.com was able to make a $1,000.00 donation to Kirk Pedersen’s HelpHopeLive Recovery Fund for rehabilitation. This donation was made possible by visitors to the website that use the Affiliate companies like Amazon.com and Drugstore.com. Each time an item is purchased a small percentage is given to the website at no expense to the …

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