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What is your story?

During the past ten years, there are two experiences that have defined my research and practice.  One was investigating the role of mythology with citizens of Juarez, Mexico over a two-year period during the height of the Drug War in 2011.  Juarez at the time was deemed the Murder Capital of the World, averaging more …

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Shakshuka! Did you say veggies for breakfast?

Shakshuka is a delicious and savory way to start the day with some veggies and protein. And it takes one pan. Easy! One of my favorite restaurants in NYC is a place called Balaboosta. Chef Einat Admony’s Shakshuka (pictured here) is delicious (and goes really well with their delicious Bloody Marys). This is a slight …

Diversifying Your Movement Portfolio

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Diversifying Your Movement Portfolio

Cross-posted from HaroldGibbons.com We’re going to talk about movement.  Before we get to that, let’s talk about identity.  In a past life, I completely identified as a powerlifter.  Three years ago, I was wholly interested in my squat, bench press, and deadlift.  That was it. Today, I’m far more interested in the lines that I …

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Stick It In Our Box: Ninja Suggestions

The Siren is back with her latest monthly installment of Suggestion Box feedback realness. Here we go, kids! “Can you announce the date of the next Ninja Progress Pics so we have a goal / timeline to push ourselves more?” Great idea! Our next round of Ninja Progress Pictures will be Monday, October 3rd. Stay …

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Story of Glory: Ali Solomon

Broadway Dancer, Choreographer and Ninja Extraordinaire Ali Solomon has an inspiring story of what it means stay the course. No matter what the road holds, Ali is in for the ride full out! Every so often a person or an experience comes into your life, and you know that he/she/it will remain a part of …

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Can Halo Top Give You A Muffin Top?

Summer is here, y’all. There is no better combination than ice cream and summer, amiright? But, as a treat, ice cream is high in fat and calories, and when you’re watching those calories, that can present a problem. So, yet another company has come up with a lower fat, lower calorie, not-quite-ice cream-but-will-do-in-a-pinch frozen treat. …

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Stick It In Our Box: Ninja Suggestions

It’s that time again! The sexy Siren here to give voice to all your suggestions and questions. Yaaaaaas! “Wait, I got an email about membership changes. What’s going on again?” We’re in the process of migrating all members to the same rates. If you haven’t done so already, you will need to choose a new …

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Story of Glory: Laura Heywood

At MFF, many Ninjas learn that getting the most out of running their race means taking risks and stepping outside of their comfort zones. This featured Ninja reaped the rewards of stepping into the arena and realizing her full-fledged unicorn glory! Ninja Army, meet Laura Heywood! Down the Rabbit Hole What if, when Alice fell …