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Michael Vick Madness: Seven Years Later

I’ve been following the NFL draft and pre-season activity fairly close this year, and I see that our boy Michael Vick has signed with the NY Jets. Believe it or not, it’s been around seven years since the whole Michael … Continue reading

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Brazil: Road Report 2013

My recent South American adventure was the fifth continent I hit in 2013, and it was a blast.  So in keeping with my tradition this year of blogging about my international travels, I wanted to write a little something about … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Companion Animals Safe For Halloween

“Momma” – one of my parking lot ferals at home – knows how to stay safe on Halloween.  Do your babies? Hey Everybody – As part of an annual tradition here on the BR blog, we have a few quick … Continue reading

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Scandinavia – Road Report: July 2013

For me, going to Europe has always been akin to jumping in a time machine.  Just walking around over there, you get a sense of how old so many of the structures are… to say nothing of the actual streets … Continue reading

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The “One-Wheel,” Grip-of-Steel Workout

As some of you know by now, I do a regular exercise column for Drum magazine entitled “Pump It Up.”  While these articles are obviously geared toward drummers, anyone who trains can benefit from the ideas.  Here’s another recently published article. … Continue reading

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Japan 2013 – Road Report

It had been awhile since I toured The Land of the Rising Sun, so I was looking forward to heading back over with the Alcatrazz boys for a few shows.  It was the usual line-up; Graham Bonnet on lead vocals, … Continue reading

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Training Report: Three Days Till the Long Beach Marathon

  We are three days away from the agony and the ecstasy that will be… the Long Beach Marathon.  Just thought I would offer a quick pre-race overview of the training season. First of all, it seems like I’ve been … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Supplement Regimen

This is the third and final post in a series on nutritional supplements.  In Part One, we covered why supplements are important, and in Part Two, we covered the five primary categories of supplements and talked a bit about what … Continue reading

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Must We Use Supplements?

It is a common assumption to many that the vegan diet requires some form of nutritional supplementation, since the regimen is 100% free of animal products.  There are usually questions about protein, calcium, iron, B-12, omega 3 fatty acids, and … Continue reading

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World Vegan Day – November 1st

Yes, friends – November 1st is World Vegan Day.  So I just thought I would cover a few things relative to the philosophy. Origins of the Word: Donald Watson coined the term vegan in 1944 when he co-founded the British … Continue reading

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