Still Life…or Thrill Life?

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You are not a bowl of fruit. Yet. With time we move less as advancements in society engineer movement out of everyday life in ever-expanding ways. The result is that instead of running around hunting and gathering to survive, we now have to re-insert physical activity into our days in discreet segments of time we […]

Purple Sea Squirt

Human Sea Squirt

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We only need brains because we move. The less we move, the less we use, and the more likely we are to lose our brains. We are becoming a human version of the sea squirt.

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.

Would you put a Peloton bike in front of your sofa?

They Won’t Work.

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Trendy at-home fitness equipment like The Mirror, Peleton, and Hydrow are terrific fitness options but won’t do much to change the numbers on obesity. Here’s why.

Hug a Trainer Day

Hug a Trainer Day

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Hug a trainer. Really. Go find one, even if you don’t currently use one.  Show your strength and some love.  I know we can be an intimidating bunch, but it doesn’t have to be that way, and that’s not how most trainers want to be perceived. One of the great joys of my fitness career […]