Category Archives: Preparation

The Not Idiots Guide to Nutrition (Complex Advice Made Simple)


The Thinker holding a book about Complex Carbohydrates

Derivative by Jay Ray

Written by Jay Ray

In past blogs, I have discussed the importance of protein consumption for maximizing the results of working out, and my friend and colleague, Cameron, has pointed out how food can affect moods. Now, the focus turns to how inexpensive household food staples can synchronize the body to best respond to exercise and then maintain the rewards.

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Top 10 Ways To Ace a Test


It's Test Time....Let's have a nervous breakdown

It’s Test Time….Let’s have a nervous breakdown

Writer/Blogger Cameron CallucciWritten by Cameron Gallucci

Alrighty, we’ve already covered how to positively present yourself during nerve-racking interviews, so now we’re going to talk about another nail biter- those oh-so wonderful things called exams. It’s the same case circumstance every time- you’ve put forth the effort, studied hard, and know every answer until you pick up your pen. A significant number of people study and participate in class but anxiety still gets the best of them. It’s frustrating to learn the material, study long and hard, and then under-perform on a test due to excessive anxiety. Are you looking for possible solutions to this recurring, brain-draining scenario?

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You’ve Made Your Bod, Now Lie in It (Virtues of Protein and Rest)


Statue of Adonis with sleeping mask and whey protein

Derivative by Jay Ray

Written by Jay Ray

Okay, kids, the coaxing and psychobabble of previous posts are going on hiatus this week. Instead, this posting will focus on  those who ARE working out, and the fuel needed to get a totally ripped bod ( I don’t think I like myself when I talk this way). But, really, supplements do make a difference — as does REST, which might be counterintuitive to a mind that is determined to push the body for glorious physical fabulosity (okay, I’ll stop with the hyperboles — I promise).

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Get a Job!


"YOU are what YOU are, YOU know what YOU know, and YOU are the one who'll decide where to go," Dr. Seuss

"YOU are what YOU are, YOU know what YOU know, and YOU are the one who'll decide where to go," Dr. Seuss


Writer/Blogger Cameron Callucci

Written by Cameron Gallucci

Most of us have served fast-food, babysat, or mowed lawns.  Now is the time to consider routes for that serious career.  Unlike the SAT, so many of these lessons are learned through experience not instruction, and I want to offer a few tips to help you navigate your route.

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