Anything Can Happen. Anything Happens All The Time.
I got up at 5 o’clock in the morning and ran the Golden Gate Bridge. Anyone who has known me for any length of time, knows what a ridiculous sentence that is. Every word of it is true. It’s still ridiculous. For the vast majority of my life, 5 o’clock has been a lot closer […]
3 Reasons To Exercise That Don’t Involve Losing Weight, Getting In Shape Or Fitting Into Your Skinny Jeans
America is a funny place. We worship daily at the altar of fitness and beauty. Multi-billion dollar industries flood our airwaves and facebook feeds with images of the beautiful people exercising. They’ll sell us everything we need from thigh masters to gym memberships, from $200 running shoes to the latest and greatest digital doodad that […]
Quit Trying To Get Into Shape And Just Be The Shape You’re In, Better
Marathoners and other endurance athletes talk about “hitting the wall,” when their body has done all it can do, burned up all its energy and just gives up. For a fine tuned athlete that could happen 15-20 miles into a 26 mile race. For most people I hang out with “The Wall” happens somewhere between […]
What The Hell Is Naked Yoga And Is That Even Legal In Tennessee?
I used to go out for a typical American lunch most days – Cheeseburger, Fries and a Coke. These days, I mostly spend lunch hour at home, on my deck doing Naked Yoga. Two things you need to know about Naked Yoga: I’m not actually naked and it’s not actually yoga. But Scantily Clad Stretching […]
5 Medical Miracles The Health Care Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know About
America is the most medicated civilization in the history of, well, civilization. Nearly 70% of Americans take at least one prescription drug regularly. 50% take two. A mind blowing 1 out of every 5 Americans is on 5 or more prescriptions. We take them for wide variety of reasons: High blood pressure (22%), High Cholesterol […]
Singing In The Rain (and Running and Jumping and Sloshing) Mostly in The Mud
You’ve probably heard about the mud run/obstacle course craze. There’s the Warrior Dash and the Hero Run, the Muddy Buddy and Mud Runs of all sorts, from full on boot camp style to just plain silliness. Then there’s the FoamFest5k which was held today in Nashville. All the pictures on their web page were of […]
How I Ran 3 Miles Without Stopping, Walking or Having a Freaking Heart Attack And What I Learned
Not that long ago, I ran a full 5k for the first time in my life. And I use the term “run” loosely. It was more like a jog or a trot, kind of a shuffle. But what it most definitely was not was a walk. I didn’t stop to walk, catch my breath or […]
Damn You, Michael Moore. Damn You To Hell!
Have you ever developed a deep-down, intensely personal, highly irrational dislike, hatred even, for a celebrity or media personality? I have. And I know I shouldn’t care. I don’t even know these people. Take Patrick Kane, for instance. He’s a heck of a hockey player, but there’s something about him that just makes me want […]
Exercise More: Get Up And Do Something
If you’re not currently leading an active lifestyle, then getting up out of the chair, off the couch, away from the screen and moving around, doing almost anything else just a tiny bit more than you’re up out of the chair, off the couch, away from the screen and moving around, doing almost anything else, […]