What Can Move Do For You?

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“Failure is not option.” I call BS. Failure is always an option.  If it were not, life would be easy. After a recent milestone birthday, combined with numerous health challenges arriving simultaneously have resulted in a bit of deeper reflection on this idea. Long ago knee injuries from sports resulted in the inevitable diagnosis of […]

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.