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Despite Concussions, Boxing Is Still Required for Military Cadets by DAVE PHILIPPS


West Point says the sport instills the courage needed for combat, but some parents and neurologists are calling for alternatives.

Published: September 29, 2015 at 08:00PM

from NYT U.S.

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Today in History by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


Today is Sunday, September 20, the 263rd day of 2015. There are 102 days left in the year.

Published: September 19, 2015 at 08:00PM

from NYT U.S.


Do you actually want to lose weight?

Tristan Buttle Personal Trainer

Good morning…………you well?

The other day I had a good chat with a lady who came to me as she wants to lose weight…….

Upon discussing her goals, I asked the following question & if you happen to have the same goal I’d like to ask you the same question………….

Are you bothered about how much you weigh or are you bothered about how you look & how you feel?

Some trainers will go as far as saying weight is irrelevant ….I actually disagree with this in certain cases….

> If an individual is ‘bedbound’ obese & their total body weight is impacting on their life to point where the individual cannot function & cannot work, then weight is becomes very relevant… this is a matter of health…

>If an individual is severely underweight & it is again causing health issues & concerns then weight also becomes very relevant….

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The curse of shortcuts

Everyone wants to take shortcuts, especially when we’re nearing our goal. But they often end up hurting more than helping!

John's Point of view

I have thought long and hard about my next topic, which I guess it sum’s up how my mind works. I am always deep in thought and thinking about a million things at one time, but sitting down and writing about one of those thoughts is not easy. If anything it is intimidating, but I feel focusing on one of those thoughts I can think about it in more succinct and detail rather than a forethought. One thing I have found that bothers me is the general human being’s tendency to take shortcuts.

I have no doubt that the human beings need for doing things easier and faster has lead to some of the most amazing advancements in our age. But as with everything in life, to achieve success you have to make sacrifices and I feel that the general human beings need for making things easier has lead to…

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