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This maybe goes beyond the regular Magic-related content, but it something important to the community, so I thought I would share.

Brian Kibler, the "Dragonmaster," is well-known for both his playing prowess and his made-for-camera personality. It turns out he also cares deeply about fitness, and helping other in our community improve. He wrote a heartfelt blog post about the subject, and also opened up a challenge to his fellow gamers looking to improve the area.

Hall of Famer Brian Kibler.
Hall of Famer Brian Kibler.

An excerpt:

I grew up as a fat kid. I always had an incredible appetite, and developed a lot of bad habits early in life. As I grew older and conscious of my weight, I made some effort to eat healthy, but my teenage years were right in the middle of the low-fat diet revolution. “Low-fat” and “fat-free” snacks were everywhere, and my mother was one of those for whom the marketing was extremely effective. My house was always full of Snackwell brand low-fat cookies and pretzels and the like, and I’d eat them by the bag. When I started high school, I weighed something like 240-250 lbs.

 

You can read the full post here.

Corbin Hosler

Corbin Hosler is a journalist living in Norman, Oklahoma (also known as the hotbed of Magic). He started playing in Shadowmoor and chased the Pro Tour dream for a few years, culminating in a Star City Games Legacy Open finals appearance in 2011 before deciding to turn to trading and speculation full-time. He writes weekly at QuietSpeculation.com and biweekly for LegitMTG. He also cohosts Brainstorm Brewery, the only financial podcast on the net. He can best be reached @Chosler88 on Twitter.

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