Barbells, Babies, & Brain Fitness

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Babies, barbells, and brain fitness.  What’s the difference between lifting a baby or a barbell?  One is squirmy and the other is firm-y. Consider the familiar scene of someone lifting a child in the air overhead.  The human connection through physical touch and eye contact plus the sudden higher elevation and movement is very thrilling […]

Gold Medal for Enjoyment

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Two brief sections to this post: the conceptual part and the neurobics (practical) part. Conceptual: Norway won the most gold medals at the Olympics. Again. Buried deep in the Olympics coverage was a story about how Norway often wins the most medals at the winter Olympics because they don’t worry about success. There’s a cultural […]

Superfoods or Superfitness?

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There are no superfoods. But there are SuperVillian Foods. We created them in a lab. “Superfoods” are just the normal, healthy foods we have consumed for all of human history. They have no superpowers and have difficulty balancing out the damage from SuperVillian Foods.

Summer Fun Your Way to Fitness

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Put the *you* in the middle of “fun.” Keep yourself in the mindset of summer fun when pursuing summer fitness. Run…through the sprinklers. Keep fitness in the context of fun stuff and you will enjoy your summer workouts more and get more out of them.