Countdown to Infinity – Avengers: Infinity War is Coming!

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I’m sure you know by this point that Black Panther is opening in the US this weekend. That also means that we’re 11 weeks out from Avengers: Infinity War. As you may (or may not) know, outside of running Superpowers Sold Separately, I’m one of the hosts on the Dueling Genre podcast Countdown to Infinity: An Avengers Initiative.   Since …

Black Panther Gear to Grab Before Opening Weekend

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Even before Marvel’s Black Panther hits the screen, it has smashed records for ticket pre-sales and is on track to demolish Deadpool’s record for a February opening weekend. To say that this movie it hotly anticipated is an understatement. As of the writing of this article, it’s sitting at a 98% Rotten Tomatoes Score. (With the two rotten reviews being …

10 Things My Before Picture Will Never Show You

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“Oh wow, you look amazing!” I get this comment a lot – from coworkers whose cubicles got moved to other buildings, relatives from far flung states who I only see at weddings and funerals, college friends who lingered in Massachusetts after graduation. I don’t fault people who comment on my body – losing over a quarter of your body mass …

Recipe Round-Up: Macro-Friendly Super Bowl Snacks

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Confession: I’m not a fan of sports. The only year I was ever truly invested in the Super Bowl was the year I wanted the Patriots to lose so Chris Evans would visit kids in the hospital in full Captain America attire. .@prattprattpratt didn’t forget the #Brady jersey! Here is #Starlord and @ChrisEvans showing their #Patriots pride 😉 pic.twitter.com/yXv02Ij2oZ — …

Trail to Trifecta 002: Trifecta Pass & Liebster Award

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I’ve only been running Triple S for about a month, so imagine my surprise when I was nominated for a Liebster Award from Angela over at Striving For Balance! I did not even know this was a thing in the blogging world until her thoughtful nomination! What is the Liebster Award? This post contains affiliate links, see the sidebar for …

Macro Profile – Protein

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The word protein alone conjures up images of muscle-bound gym-bros tossing back shaker-bottles full of chalky powder after grunting their way through a set. Whether you’re a long-term lifter looking for the gains, a fitness newbie worried about getting too bulky, or a busy working mom who just wants to keep up with all of her responsibilities getting the right …

Let Fandom Fuel Your Fitness

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I have a lot of friends who are self-identified nerds. I have a lot of friends who make physical fitness a priority in their lives. The overlap between these two groups is minimal at best. I still haven’t quite figured out why this disconnect exists. Maybe it has something to do with lingering memories of being bullied by jocks in …

Stop Sabotaging your Goals Once and for All!

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It’s half-way through January. How are your resolutions doing? Still going strong or is your stride starting to stumble? Maybe you were a little bit ambitious swearing off all sweets! Or the gym schedule you set was a little too intense. Change is hard, but how you change makes all the difference. “There goes my resolution,” my coworker declared, taking …