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Harnessing a Cyclone: Why Now?
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Harnessing a Cyclone: Why Now?

This post was written by elementary educator Kelly Gresalfi. This is a four-part series, with installments released weekly. We encourage you to follow Kelly’s journey this month and challenge you to engage in the questions at the end of each segment using the hashtag #ExploreReflectConnect. In this particular moment it’s safe to say we feel like fish flopping out of water, which is why we need to do everything we can to adapt to this challenging time. And for many of us, adapting means slowing down and giving ourselves permission to reflect—both in our personal and professional lives—as we have meaningful relationships in both places. What is important right now for me, my students, my school? Am I OK? Are my students OK? Are my colleagues OK? How can I connect with my own needs,...
Protein Calculator: Ultimate Guide for Calculating Your Protein Requirements
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Protein Calculator: Ultimate Guide for Calculating Your Protein Requirements

You’re here because you want to calculate your protein requirements! Well my friend, you’ve arrived at the right place. We built a protein calculator to help our Online Coaching clients and I’m excited to share it with you today too! Not sure how much protein to eat for your goals? Find out how our coaches can help! Here’s what we’ll cover: You look like you’re in a hurry, so let’s jump right in! The Nerd Fitness Protein Calculator On the Metric System? Click here.  Boom!  You now have a range for the amount of protein you need in a day! I know…we just threw a lot at you.  Let’s explain some of these numbers and equations in case you want to nerd out on the details.  How Much Protein Should I Eat in a Day? As we cover in our guide How Much Protein Do I Need to Eat, you’re going ...
A Beginner’s Guide to Running: 4 Steps to Learn How to Run
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A Beginner’s Guide to Running: 4 Steps to Learn How to Run

So you’ve decided it’s time to start running? Perfect! You’ve arrived at the right place. We’ve helped thousands of people run injury-free and train for their first 5k or marathon, and we’ve put together everything you need to know below too!  Tired of getting injured while running? Work with a Nerd Fitness Coach and train smarter today! Here’s what we’ll cover in our guide to running: Let’s jump right to it in case you gotta run![1] How to Run Properly Stage 1: Initial Conditioning Before you even THINK about strapping on a new pair of Nike shoes and going for a run around your neighborhood, we need to get a few things straight: Your body needs to have a base level of fitness before running becomes a viable option. Here’s why running too early can be harmful: Every time you run,...
How Much Water Do I Really Need? (A Guide for Proper Hydration)
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How Much Water Do I Really Need? (A Guide for Proper Hydration)

So you want to know, “How much water should I drink a day?” The short answer: drink enough to not be thirsty (maybe slightly more). The long answer: read this guide for that! Proper water consumption is a must for health and fitness, which is why we discuss it with every single member of our 1-on-1 Online Coaching Program. We even assign them fun missions to make sure they’re adequately hydrated. Are you drinking enough water? Let our coaches help you decide! Here’s what we’ll cover to answer the question, “How much water do you really need?” Pour yourself a glass of water (duh), then let’s do this thing! Should You Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day? (The Controversy) First and foremost, yes you need water. Boom. Article done. I’m going on break. I kid, I kid. Water is good for you; ...
A Beginner’s Guide to Biking: How to Cycle for Fitness
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A Beginner’s Guide to Biking: How to Cycle for Fitness

Let’s get you up and rolling on a bicycle!  Whether you’re using it for exercise or transportation, biking is a great way to stay active and explore the world around you. That’s why we encourage it in our Online Coaching Program when we discuss fun exercises!  Want to train in a way that doesn’t suck? Learn more about NF Coaching! Here’s what we’ll cover in today’s guide: Let’s roll! What Are the Benefits of Cycling? There are a lot of excellent reasons to take up riding bikes: It’s a great and healthy way to move from point A to point B. It’s free – no gas to put in, no parking spaces to pay for. It’s low impact on your body. There are no jarring-impact moments like with running. It’s a great place to start with exercise. Sit on bike. Pedal. Done. It’s fun! Cycling has a magical ...
Online Tips – Keeping Kids Safe [Video]
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Online Tips – Keeping Kids Safe [Video]

Online Tips -Top cybersecurity tips for keeping kids safe online If you’re among the millions of people working from home while also trying to entertain and educate your kids during the coronavirus pandemic, we imagine things have been pretty chaotic. Were it not for the option of sitting your kids in front of a laptop for a few hours to do their schoolwork or play games, things might be even worse. But while the technology gives you a break, do you have complete peace of mind about your children’s safety online? The Internet can be a dangerous place, which is why we talk so often about the importance of secure browsing. We’re not only talking about parental controls, which, although they help you limit the kinds of activities that kids do online, don’t address a ...
Who Cares; It’s Not My Problem [Video]
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Who Cares; It’s Not My Problem [Video]

You Have To Give Up On People Because They Don’t Care Jelly Sometimes, you have to give up on people. Not because you don’t care, but because they don’t. Everyone wants to be happy, but there are certain stubborn behaviors that we all have that can get in the way of our happiness. Back in 2012, World Observer released a list of 15 things to give up if you want to be happy(which has apparently been cut back to 13 since the list was originally published). Don’t Build an Empire, Find a Few Friends Who Care The best marketing you can do for your work is not to build an empire, but to find a few friends who Care to Join Our War On Internet Crimes Against Children. We all want to reach the masses and see our work get into the mainstream. We want to have an “impact.” But...
Rehab – Getting Sober [Video]
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Rehab – Getting Sober [Video]

He spent over $1M on drugs before getting sober Written by Fiona Sinclair Scott, CNNLondon One of the last parties that DJ Fat Tony played was Brooklyn Beckham's 21st birthday, held in a giant glass marquee at David and Victoria Beckham's family home in the English countryside. After that, he performed at the legendary London venue Ministry of Sound. Then, the city went into lockdown. DJ Fat Tony -- real name Tony Marnach -- is a mainstay of London's events party scene, often providing the music (sometimes with help from his friend and occasional DJ partner, Kate Moss) at fashion weeks, celebrity birthday parties (he's played for Madonna, Prince and Michael Jackson) and countless club nights. Despite his night job, Tony is now proudly sober. During the lockdown, he la...
Join Us and Help Support Our War On Internet Crimes Against Our Children
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Join Us and Help Support Our War On Internet Crimes Against Our Children

Sharing my story to help drive interest and support for my ICFO War on Crimes Against Our Children. It Is Time for You to Join Our War On Internet Crime Against Our Children Internet Crime Is Everyone's Responsibility. You read further, you will understand why we need your support It takes an Army of Members, Money, Likes, Shares, and Comments to launch a credible fight on an A War That We Are Losing! Child Sexual Abuse, Up Nearly 145% in 1 Year My message as a victim Good day and Welcome. I am asking my friends and contacts to support the following cause. You can start with your likes, sharing and comment to bring additional traffic to our Internet Crime Fighters Org Facebook page Your donations help us pay the bill for a free content https://www.facebook.com/...
Explosion of online child sexual abuse imagery [Video]
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Explosion of online child sexual abuse imagery [Video]

Child sexual abuse images and online exploitation surge during the pandemic With tech companies' moderation efforts constrained by the pandemic, distributors of child sexual exploitation material are growing bolder, using major platforms to try to draw audiences. The coronavirus pandemic has led to a spike in reports of child sexual exploitation material on the internet, with some of it lurking on major tech platforms. Claire Merchlinsky / for NBC News Michael Oghia was on a Zoom videoconference with about 20 climate activists last week when someone hijacked the presenter's screen to show a video of explicit pornography involving an infant. "It took me a moment to process it," said Oghia, advocacy and engagement manager at the Global Forum for Media Developments. "At fi...