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Posted on 20. May, 2013 by roffermann.
If you often have heel pain (especially first thing in the morning) or tight Achilles tendons (located behind the ankle), try this simple calf stretch. Stand with the balls of your feet on a step or curb, and slowly dip your heels as low below the step as you can. Hold the stretch for 10 […]
Posted on 08. May, 2013 by roffermann.
When you’re recovering from a muscle injury, begin exercising again as soon as you can. Try a few minutes at low intensity to test yourself. Go slowly—no explosive movements. If you experience pain, stop immediately. Afterward, ice the area for 20 minutes and exercise again the next day. You should be able to go a […]
Posted on 25. Apr, 2013 by roffermann.
Quinoa with Black Beans Prep Time 30 min Total Time 30 min Servings 8 Ingredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth 1 cup black beans (from 15-oz can), drained, rinsed 1/2 cup frozen whole kernel corn, thawed 1 small tomato, chopped (1/2 cup) 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 4 medium green […]
Posted on 12. Dec, 2012 by roffermann.
I recently read an opinion article on a major internet news outlet written by a man that must be very bitter and frustrated with his chosen profession. In the article he was complaining about how he receives manuscripts, and request for advise or to be a mentor from as, he called them, “untalented” people. He […]
Posted on 01. Dec, 2012 by roffermann.
We all feel sad at times. Our sadness may be caused by a scene in a movie, an experience we have with a friend, or the sight of an abandoned pet. There are many things that may cause us to be sad but this sadness is usually temporary and can change to happiness with just […]
Posted on 17. Nov, 2012 by roffermann.
With the popularity of so called “Energy Drinks” on the rise, one has to wonder what consequences may arise from the consumption of these drinks. These caffeinated beverages are the currently the fastest growing “soft drink” in the United States. With about $9 billion in sales in the US last year, an increase of 17%, […]
Posted on 25. Oct, 2012 by roffermann.
For centuries man has been searching for ways to become young again. Ponce Deleon searched for the fountain of youth. Later in history, snake oil salesmen peddled “magic cures” for ageing and other maladies. Today we have an abundance of marketing coming at us from the TV, radio, magazines and the internet claiming that there […]