Monthly Archives: June 2012

Chocolate-Pumpkin-Cherry Smoothie

Pumpkin Smoothie

  Yes, I know it’s summer and here we are with a decidedly “fall” treat, but I came across a can of pumpkin this week and thought, “yup, I’m gonna blend this up!” Trust me, you’ll want to run out

Posted in creative kitchen, food, health, nutrition

Travel + Finance Update: May + June 2012

  Where was I in May? New Orleans, 5/1-5/8 Amtrak (across Louisiana & Texas): 5/9 Ciudad Juarez, Mexico: 5/10-5/11 El Paso, TX: 5/12 Santa Fe, NM: 5/13-5/18 Denver, CO: 5/19-5/22 Vancouver, WA: 5/23-5/27 Seattle, WA: 5/28-5/31   TRAVEL Trip costs

Posted in hacking, monthly report, numbers, travel

The Old-School GPS Method: How to Optimize Your Map!

Have you ever found yourself wandering around a city, looking for a particular place, yet have no idea where it is or how to get there? Maybe you’re searching for a particular restaurant or a little shop and you just

Posted in environment, train, travel

Go Ahead—Ask Me Anything! :)

So what do you want to know?     Would you like to do something I’ve done and are looking for guidance, support or information? Are you curious about WHAT I’m doing, HOW I’m doing it, or WHY?   Feel

Posted in connection, fun

Moments of the Week – #8

A bunch of awesome moments from this week! (have some of your own? send in a photo + caption to be featured in a future edition of MOW! :)   my first full week in Cottage Grove – here we

Posted in MOW

Gluten-Free “Fried” Chicken with Nuts and Herbs

  There’s just something very satisfying about fried chicken. Trouble is, traditional fried chicken often contains lots of unhealthy fats, oils, grease, etc. And of course, there’s the breading, so for all those off grains or gluten-free, we’ve just had to

Posted in creative kitchen, food, health, nutrition

The Monthly Practice Report – May 2012

    Welcome to The Monthly Practice Report, where I detail my practice of healthy living: the commitments, goals, and other metrics!     Why I’m doing this: To be completely transparent – if there’s something you want to know

Posted in exercise, food, health, monthly report, numbers

How to Practice Your Balance—and Make Mr. Miyagi Proud!

Wow—Miyagi was pretty graceful, right?   If you’re like me, you can get around most days without just toppling over. Your equilibrium is probably pretty good.   So why develop your balance? Practicing exercises that improve your “not-falling-over-ness” (technical term) strengthens

Posted in exercise, fundamentals, humor

Shocking True Story: How I Lost 12 Pounds in 12 Months!


Or: How I Lost 10% of my Total Weight Without Even Trying! In just less than a year, I went from 143 pounds to 131 pounds. I’m not on a diet, I can’t remember the last time I went to

Posted in change, exercise, gratitude, health, nutrition

Moments of the Week – #7

A bunch of awesome moments from this week! (have some of your own? send in a photo + caption to be featured in a future edition of MOW! :)   from Seattle to the Columbia River Gorge to Portland to

Posted in MOW

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Hi, my name is Nathan Agin. I love to travel and live as healthy as I can while doing it. I've been on the road since 2010 and see no end to this way of life. Every day I meditate, exercise, eat lots of natural foods, and do a few other practices to keep me going! I strive to be healthy anywhere, and am excited to share how YOU can do this, too— wherever you are!

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