Wear Something Out

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Get out there and just wear something out this year! Hiking boots, ice skates, bike tires, walking shoes…pick something in your life that needs to get worn out and get moving.

From Fear to Fun in Fitness

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Die later or enjoy now? Our brains prioritize short-term threats and opportunities and discount long-term ones. What does this mean for motivation and exercise? 3 Key Questions on fear and negative reinforcement answer that question.

Smaller Seats for Health & Safety

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There is growing pressure on the airline industry from consumer advocacy groups to make airline seats bigger due to safety concerns.  The seats on airplanes have gotten a bit smaller but our bodies have gotten significantly bigger. The average weight of both men and women is 30 pounds greater than in the 1960s – and […]

Inchworm Planks

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Long-duration static planks = a terrible idea. “Get Out of Planks Free” card for you to use next time anyone tries to make you do them. New moving plank variation “Inchworm Plank” to give you another way to progress a plank beyond the entry level plank.

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 […]