We Still Don’t Get It

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We still don’t get it.  Human emotion.  We think it can be packaged neatly and temporally controlled like in the sign above. We compartmentalize, rationalize, yet never realize that we cannot control emotion that way. We fight it instead of working to understand it and use it.  One of humanity’s less attractive characteristics is our […]

We Got Up, So We Need To Keep Getting Down!

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We are our own worst enemy at times.  Walking on all fours wasn’t good enough. We had to get up on two legs to get a higher view of available resources.  It created a shift both in how we move (and use our brains to control movement) and how we process information we take in […]

Is 149 Minutes Enough Exercise?

149 Minutes

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Is 149 minutes enough? Apparently not. The mismatch between the objective of guidelines we are given and the way our brain perceives those messages creates trouble.

Zero-Second Rule Diet

The Zero-Second Rule Diet

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The 5-second rule works (not really though) for hard junk foods. A Zero-Second diet should lead you toward healthier food options since most healthy foods would pick up a lot of gross stuff if it touched the floor at all.

Frustrated? Confused? Confrustrated?

More Exercise, More Obesity, Twice the Guidelines!

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More people than ever are obese. More people than ever are meeting government guidelines for exercise, and the government guidelines for physical activity just doubled from what they used to be.  Confused? Frustrated? Confrustrated? When I read stories about health, fitness, and obesity in the media, I understand why many people throw their hands up […]

Post-Funtensity Glow

Successes that Surprise You

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What often gets you the most excited about fitness is when you find yourself doing something you didn’t set as a goal and weren’t sure was even possible.  When you get fitter it happens broadly, making so many little things better that it is impossible to predict what they will be.  We have our stated […]