Author Archives: Bradstock and Bradstock

About Bradstock and Bradstock

Roald and Clarissa Bradstock are happily married and raising four daughters. Roald is a well renowned artist, Olympian, who holds the Javelin Masters Record. Clarissa is a successful executive with Any Lab Test Now. Together they will share their thoughts on wellness, aging, careers and balancing work and family.

Some things I’ve learned in 43 Years of Javelin Throwing

Ten years ago I wrote an article for American Track and Field magazine titled “Some Things I’ve Learned in 33 Year of Javelin Throwing”. Since I initially wrote this piece I have broken the World Masters Record half a dozen … Continue reading

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The Man Who Threw Too Much? My Journey to 5 Million Throws!

In the book “Outliers”, author Malcolm Gladwell claims it takes roughly ten thousand hours of practice to achieve mastery in a field.  In my sport of track and field, specifically javelin throwing, I have logged many tens of thousands of … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions: Focus on Success, Not Resolutions

It’s that time of year again —  A time to look back at the past year and plan for the New Year ahead.  As always, I look back with a bit of dismay that I did not fulfill all of … Continue reading

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Eat Right, Exercise and Do Good

Why charitable acts should be a part of your personal wellness plan!!! We all know that the basics of a healthy lifestyle are eating right and getting exercise on a regular basis.  But did you know that giving back also … Continue reading

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The Good Mother

My Grandfather was a farmer in South Florida when I was growing up.  Yes, there was quite a lot of farmland only eight miles from the beach west of Pompano Beach, and now the farm has been swallowed by condominiums … Continue reading

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Charity Miles: Support Your Cause While Being Active

Charity Miles is a wonderful app that provides a way for those who bike, walk and run to support a charity while enjoying a favorite activity.  Just access the Charity Miles app, select the activity (walk, run, bike), select the … Continue reading

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Tim Cook: A Personal Perspective on the Apple CEO

My parents were going through a challenging divorce, so I was sent to live with my Grandparents in Robertsdale.  My Grandfather was from South Georgia and moved to Deerfield Beach, Florida to farm in the 40s.  After seeing Deerfield Beach … Continue reading

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Making a Difference: Two Stories

Life seems to move at a hectic pace these days, and we too often overlook events and stories that add richness and depth to our lives.  To that end, I wanted to take a few moments to highlight two very … Continue reading

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Vitamin D and Mental Health

Now that the days are longer, you’ll have the opportunity to get more Vitamin D while enjoying your outside activities.  Even with the extra exposure to the rays, you may still may have low Vitamin D levels due to using … Continue reading

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Holiday Shopping; A New Plan

Now that holiday items are on the store shelves, it’s time to start planning for holiday shopping.  I must admit that in the past, I’ve been rather thoughtless with my holiday shopping.  I don’t mean thoughtless with the gifts I … Continue reading

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