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 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 […]

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.

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 […]

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.