OutWOD NYC – Trail to Trifecta 003

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Confession: I think I’m about to join a Crossfit gym. I’ve dropped in on a few functional fitness classes at Bad Ass Academy in my neighborhood, but my only true Crossfit experiences have been through OutWOD. Right now, my workout routine is the Charlie Mike program on Bodybuilding.com, which is a great mix of compound lifts and metabolic conditioning circuits, …

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 …

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 …