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27 Jul

Weekend Link Love

weekend link loveFitsugar has a plan that will have you doing 100 push-ups in only 6 weeks.

Gearing up for a vacation? Blogger A Hearty Life profiles a study suggesting that a trip isn’t just good for the mind, it actually improves the heart!

Arthur DeVany posts a cute cartoon with a not-so-cute message about our future.

Cranky Fitness issues a call to scientists to please get cracking on a few developments she thinks would revolutionize the way we live.

Diabetes Notes profiles a study suggesting that our nation’s childhood obesity epidemic is going to, within a few years, lead to an epidemic of type 2 diabetes.

Health Beat walks us through the Commonwealth Fund’s latest report on hospital system performance (and suggests which measures we should be most attuned to!)

In The Gym shares her favorite hip hop workout playlist.

Lean and Hungry Fitness profiles his six-week journey to “do everthing right” when it comes to diet and fitness.

If you’re looking for an eco-friendly (and low-cost) way to keep the bugs out, check out the recipe for homemade bug repellent at Mother Earth’s Garden.

Pick The Brain finds some serious life lessons in Bon Jovi lyrics.

Want to spice up your next bbq? She Knows Parties tells you how to plan the perfect Olympic-themed backyard soiree.

You want comments? We got comments:

Imagine you’re George Clooney. Take a moment to admire your grooming and wit. Okay, now imagine someone walks up to you and asks, “What’s your name?” You say, “I’m George Clooney.” Or maybe you say, “I’m the Clooninator!” You don’t say “I’m George of George Clooney Sells Movies Blog” and you certainly don’t say, “I’m Clooney Weight Loss Plan”. So while spam is technically meat, it ain’t anywhere near Primal. Please nickname yourself something your friends would call you.

  1. Question: (brought up by the “in the Gym” link) Do you know of either a program that will meter music on your computer, or a website that has music sorted by bpm?

    Ellen wrote on July 27th, 2008
  2. I’ve never come across anything like that, Ellen. I’ll take a look around and let you know if I see anything. Maybe one of our readers knows of such a thing…

    Aaron wrote on July 27th, 2008
  3. Thanks…I walk to my iPod.

    Ellen wrote on July 27th, 2008
  4. Thanks for the mention:)

    Linette wrote on July 27th, 2008

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