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    An LGBTQ Athlete’s Story: Mark McCabe Part 2 – Gay Rugby Changed My Life

    An LGBTQ Athlete’s Story: Mark McCabe Part 2 – Gay Rugby Changed My Life

    By John Chen– (Editor’s Note: Part 1 of Mark McCabe’s story is in the June 7 issue of the San Francisco Bay Times. McCabe was on the fast track to…

    Strength Training Hacks

    Strength Training Hacks

    By Cinder Ernst– Today’s article will give you ways to make your strength training more effective. You might be doing strengthening exercises at home such as push-ups, planks or squats.…

    An LGBTQ Athlete’s Story: Mark McCabe

    An LGBTQ Athlete’s Story: Mark McCabe

    By John Chen– The amount of vile, degrading homophobic hate spewed and shouted from the terrace every game, everywhere, and non-stop gradually wore down Mark McCabe’s will, determination and desire…

    Low Back Pain Relief Hacks

    Low Back Pain Relief Hacks

    By Cinder Ernst– Low back pain gets in the way of so much: your workout, your day and your fun, just to name a few. In this article we are…

    The Shavings of an Almost Olympian

    The Shavings of an Almost Olympian

    By John Chen– Did you know that competitive swimmers shave their bodies? Many of them are not naturally smooth like me and many of my Asian brethren. And yes, they…

    Success with Physical Therapy

    Success with Physical Therapy

    By Cinder Ernst I love physical therapy. It’s the best thing for you when your body hurts. Physical therapists have a way of “reading” what’s going on in your body.…

    Legs and Buttocks at the United States Gay Open

    Legs and Buttocks at the United States Gay Open

    By John Chen– At my gym several years ago, a couple of body builders approached me with obvious anxiety and trepidation. Unsure about what was to come, I broke the…

    Find Your Flexibility

    Find Your Flexibility

    By Cinder Ernst– During my thirty years of being a personal fitness trainer, I have noticed most people fall into three categories of flexibility. These categories are anecdotal observations coupled…

    Don’t Diet! Eat, Play Sports and Get a Cat

    Don’t Diet! Eat, Play Sports and Get a Cat

    By John Chen– By now you’ve probably seen, read and heard about—and maybe even tried—all different types of diets out there, including those that are age old and “time tested,”…

    Snow Sports: Get the Sensation

    Snow Sports: Get the Sensation

    By John Chen– You know those York Peppermint Patty commercials when the average Joe bites into one and is immediately transported to a snowy, pristine and magnificent mountaintop? It’s the…