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Only I know how much time I waste, how hard I really go or how often I am lazy. With no one taking score, things can get out of control pretty quick, not just physically, but mentally.

So, I had to figure out what I wanted to be in shape for, and what physical requirements there were. Read more to find out what the best holiday gift is.... hint: it's not a product. 

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Written by Jeff Lund @alaskalund With earth tilting and orbiting in such a way, afternoons have been ruined. Well, at least in Alaska because by the time I am done with work, I have 40 minutes until sunset.  And there is almost an entire month of daylight loss to come. I’m not complaining because the sun set in Barrow on Nov. 18 and won’t rise again until Jan. 23. A buddy of mine used to teach there and he said there was a lot of time to sit around and watch movies, because it was too cold and too dark to do...

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I’m out of PR Blend, so I’ll have to wait a few days until my subscription arrives. I went hunting this weekend in an effort to supply myself with meat rather than buy it from the store, but didn’t see bucks.  Those are my biggest concerns right now. Inconsequential inconveniences. During a moment of silence at my high school’s Veteran’s Day assembly Monday, I started to lose it, and once Taps was beautifully played, I teared up. I’m not an emotional person but perspective caught me good. In my Nerf life, the types of things important enough to warrant complaint are...

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Written by Jeff Lund @alaskalund Here we go. The triumvirate or trash food is upon us.  Leftover candy takes us right to the glorious, albeit gluttonous, Thanksgiving holiday and finally, egg nog with cousin Eddie all the way through New Year’s Eve when we try to kick it all.  That’s the problem with this time of year because we spend two months practicing some of the worst eating of the year, create new habits under the guise of “‘tis the season,” then try to stop it all suddenly, because the year changes.  Now is the time to be strong especially if...

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Life is made up of tiny details that add up to you. Much has been written about starting the day with purpose and efficiency to boost productivity. Starting the day in a rush can doom productivity and attitude.

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