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Suja Organic Juice

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If you don’t have time to cold-press fresh juice on a regular basis, but love the taste and health benefits that come from a fresh glass of natural superfood, check out Suja. Coincidentally one of Juja’s co-founders, Eric Ethans, and … More »

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Mammoth, A Stingray Rehabilitation Program

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Last week the rain came. It was the first dousing California has had all season. The day before the rain, I was surfing Windansea. After catching a fun wave, I stood up on the reef and stepped on a stingray. … More »

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Sol Raiz Organics Maca Powder

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I found out about Maca while on a solo trek through the Andes Mountains, six years ago.  A Shaman friend of mine was swearing by the health benefits of this plant (Maca) that I had never heard of.  He told … More »

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Bud Nip

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This little kid figured it out, why not everyone else? Please, buy organic, support your local farmer, and boycott greedy businesses who contaminate our food with poison laced products. Ever since I quit eating GMO, processed, hormone injected, and caged … More »

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Best Health Insurance – Bad Dog

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We live active lifestyles, and I know well from experience that it pays to be covered when it all goes down. After searching far and wide for the most comprehensive and cost-effective health insurance available, I got a recommendation to … More »

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A Guide To Happiness

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Recently found an article on MindOpenerz.com about the 21 Habits of Happy People and thought I’d share them with you. 1. Appreciate Life Be thankful that you woke up alive each morning. Develop a childlike sense of wonder towards life. … More »

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You Are What You Eat

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If you follow my blog on a regular basis you have probably read and seen videos expressing my concern about where our diet is heading. From chemical laden greens that have been genetically modified with monkey hormones, to industrial animal … More »

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Tom Thayer – Korduroy TV

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I was lucky enough to have Tom Thayer train me as a San Diego Lifeguard for thirteen years – up until he retired. I’ve always had the utmost respect for Tom, and he’s been incredibly influential in not only my … More »

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Threesome Tonic

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“Threesome is an innovative all-in-one hair care solution for the active man. A high performance shampoo, conditioner and body wash in one convenient bottle. Threesome strengthens hair and hydrates skin. Lather away salt, sweat and dirt with Threesome.” “Tonic is … More »

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Vertra Kona Gold

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With one long-lasting application, Vertra Kona Gold protects skin from sun damage in and out of the water all day. There is no stinging in the eyes, and it coats every little crevice it’s applied to, making it great around … More »

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Bug Off! – New Clips On The Market

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After contracting a serious case of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever a couple years ago, and hearing from friends how terrible their cases of Malaria were, I have become very interested in bug virus prevention techniques. The Wall Street Journal just published … More »

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New Vitamix 6300

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I’m a huge advocate for living a healthy lifestyle, which includes a nutritious and delicious diet. The Vitamix 6300 will change the way you eat for the better. If you can afford it, I recommend getting it. Vitamix 6300 Features: … More »

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Kelly Slater – No GMO

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Healthy professional surfers like Dustin Barca and Kelly Slater are helping us become aware of the negative effects of GMO. Please boycott GMO foods and the companies who produce them. Video Courtesy: Hodgson Hawaii

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QuikClot Combat Gauze

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I’ve been an EMT for 13 years, and after responding to countless traumatic injuries, can really appreciate a new advanced medical product to take into the field. I haven’t used QuikClot Combat Gauze yet, but have heard from credible EMT … More »

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Omega VRT350 HD Juicer

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It’s no secret that a clean diet is an important part of living a healthy lifestyle. Over the past five years I’ve become addicted to the lasting energy that comes from eating natural foods, and since I started juicing, have … More »

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Mack’s AquaBlock Earplugs

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With their custom triple-flange, soft-silicone design for improved comfort and sealing, Mack’s AquaBlock Earplugs are some of the best earplugs on the market for swimming and surfing. After two gnarly surgeries to remove exostosis (surfer’s ear), which took me out … More »

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Foods That Help Joint Pain

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Found an article on TheInertia.com that was written by surfing-health coach Cris Mills. Grabbed the key points and highlighted them below. The information might help some of us who have chronic pain and reoccurring injuries. Acute injuries follow the time-honored … More »

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Indo Board

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The Indo Board offers a fun and formidable workout that develops balance, coordination and strength while enhancing core fitness. The large, oval, wood platform can be used alone or with the other balance elements to vary the challenge. Indo Board … More »

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Hybrid Ventx Undershort – Xcel

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Xcel Men’s Hybrid Ventx Undershorts are session savers. Long gone are the days of getting rubbed raw. Ventx are light as a feather. If you’re bold or European, you may enjoy wearing them without anything over them, but most of … More »

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DaKine Surf Hat

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DaKine Surf Hat features an SPF quick-drying fabric, ventilated mesh at the ears, and a chin strap. The hat adjusts to fit almost any head and the brim flips-up which is a nice feature for paddling. If you’re in the … More »

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