I was reading the BBC news the other day, and the findings of a recent survey were pretty depressing. Survey participants were asked if they would be willing to exercise if it were necessary to avoid an early death. 38% said yes. Death is apparently the preferred choice! I suppose that death … [Read more...] about Exercise or Death? Hmmm… I’m thinking it over…
In other articles, I've mentioned how I train with and recommend kettlebells for fitness. I've also recommended Kettlestacks, which are used in conjunction with weight plates to make a highly cost-effective kettlebell. Though I use them all the time, there are some situations where traditional … [Read more...] about Kettlebells at the Next Level
I'm on a new regimen of this great exercise! I started with just one rep with each leg using dumbbell counterweights. So I'm going to use this spot to track my progress: As of 8/12, I'm up to a personal best of 6 reps per leg, no counterweights! It was a near maximal effort, and I was a little … [Read more...] about Mastering the One-Leg Squat
What would you think if I told you that I knew of a great place to get high quality vitamins and other health products at a reasonable price? I'll bet that would get your attention in today's expensive, challenging, and confusing healthcare environment. I've been a member of the Life Extension … [Read more...] about Life Extension Foundation – Good Stuff!
When I talk to people about exercise and personal training, it's remarkable how many of them reject them out of hand, saying that exercise hurts. It's roughly similar to the reaction you get when you offer someone a liver sandwich with chocolate sauce. It's hard to get past that reaction, and … [Read more...] about Is Exercise Too Painful?
If exercise or fitness makes headlines, it's usually something peculiar. After all, if someone wrote an article entitled "Exercise Linked to Fitness", or "TV-Watching Insufficient Training for Olympic Marathon", it would probably not bubble up to the top. As such, the only fitness article that the … [Read more...] about Does Slouching Cause Back Pain Relief?