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Dec
29

The Gym: Don't Be A Dumbell

  The Dreaded Gym! Is the gym a no go for you? Every year at this time the gym gets overly uncomfortably crowded it seems no matter what time or day of the week you go. Benches are taken, its a cardio race just to find some weights, and classes are packed. January is the time of year that new people who have never been to the gym start, and all you see on social media is horrible memes making fun of new comers made by ignorant jerks! Trust m...
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Dec
26

"Cakes and Cantaloupes" with Evangelina Galindo

In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, we're talking with Evangelina Galindo. Evangelina has a bachelor's in criminal justice from The University of Maryland and has been an athlete, training speed and agility, for the past 15 years. In less than 30 days she'll be heading up to Northern California for the California Corrections Academy to fulfill her goal of becoming a corrections officer. She is sharing with us how she stays prepared and doesn't a...
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Dec
23

Top 3 Natural Sleep Aids

Fact: The average time a person needs to sleep is only 5 minutes more! Ok maybe not BUT have you tried all of the sleeping techniques or tricks that was discussed with Dr. Jace in our podcast #51 or in my previous blog Catching Zzzz's ?    Sometimes you can feel overwhelmed marking all of those techniques off of your list, Or maybe you've done everything but your mind is still racing 100 miles per minute stressing over wh...
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Dec
19

"Catching Some Zzzz's" With Dr. Jace Allbright

In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, we're talking about sleep with Dr. Jace Allbright. Sleep is a huge factor in allowing our bodies to properly recover. The key to proper sleep isn't only the length of sleep, but the density. What should we be doing to wind down? What activities should be avoided before hitting the hay? Dr. Jace walks us through methods we can implement in our sleep routine to avoid sleep aids and substances. Big Rich is back o...
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Dec
18

Make No Bones About It

Flu season has been upon us and if it hasn't hit you yet, consider yourself lucky! I am one of those families where it seems the flu likes to hang and circulate amongst my kids a few times before it departs!  One of our staple meals in our house along with I am sure most of American culture is to have some chicken soup! So I thought it best to explore the pros and cons of bone broth! I have been hearing about it for the last few years, ...
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Dec
12

"Greasing The Groove" With Rich Carrion

In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, "Big Rich" Carrion is back! With Tamrin out of the studio for the week, we had to bring back an OG host to rag on Mike with Marc. Since we've last heard from Big Rich, he has retired from law enforcement and focusing on being his healthiest self. Rich tells us all about what it's like to be on the retired side of the badge and what he's been doing with his time. Marc, Mike, and Rich are talking about "Greasing...
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Dec
11

Snack Attack

 If you are anything like me you wake up refreshed, jumping out of the bed and ready to start the day! Ok who am I kidding, I am more so rolling out of bed dragging myself over to the bathroom, forcing myself to get ready! HaHa! BUT I do start the day with the upmost desire to start of right and get all of my tasks done that I have planned. My day begins with taking the kids to school (no breakfast, I am currently attempting that whole fasti...
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Dec
05

"Crazy Larry's Protein School" with Larry Cheng

In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, the self-proclaimed 'Beast From The Far East' Larry Cheng is back to drop more knowledge bombs on us about 'Protein'. If you are someone who works out or doesn't live under a rock you know that when trying to get fit we are constantly hearing about how we need to consume PROTEIN, PROTEIN, PROTEIN! But what exactly are we putting in our bodies when drinking protein supplement? What should we look for in our pro...
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Dec
03

Holiday Cheers!

​With the winter holidays rapidly approaching so are the busy weekends ahead full of family get-togethers, work parties, and those awful ugly sweater parties to go to! Our schedules will be overflowing! Speaking of overflowing, I know that there will be drinks o' plenty surrounding us wherever we go, and why not? We are in the season of celebrating right? But then here comes that forever in our minds question of what can I drink without totally d...
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Nov
28

"We're Talking Some Sh*t" with The BOLO Podcast Crew

In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, the crew is talking a lot of sh*t . We have all experienced digestion issues and felt like we were full of poo. What myths have we been told that are simply not true when it comes to aiding a healthy digestive system? Do we really need grains to get the necessary amount of fiber or can we get sufficient fiber from vegetables? Tamrin, Mike, and Marc share how following keto has helped them fulfill their " dooti...
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