Desk Jockey Fitness: A Successful Day at the Office From a Health and Fitness Perspective

What does a successful day at the office look like? The Commute You arrive to the office refreshed. You got a great night’s sleep and gave … [Read more...]

Learn to Live an Active Lifestyle

Let’s say you live in a walkable community. You walk to the grocery store. Carry your groceries home. You garden. You do all your own cleaning and … [Read more...]

Aging: Much of It is in the Mind

The mind is powerful beyond belief. A day of negative thoughts can absolutely destroy my strength and endurance levels. Worry, fear—all weak … [Read more...]

Bruce Lee’s Bare Bones Fitness Advice

Originally, this page started to list some recommendations found in Bruce Lee's Tao of Jeet Kune Do. It's since evolved to include any type of fitness … [Read more...]

Preya / Shreya: What it is and why it’s important

In a college meditation class, I learned a concept that I thought was very sensible--preya vs. shreya. Preya: What we like, what pleases us, what … [Read more...]

If You Desire Success, Avoid Quick Fix Solutions

This January 1st, many people will be setting fitness resolutions. Lose weight, look better, get stronger, be consistent with exercise. Many will … [Read more...]

Exercise vs. Training

I've been exercising consistently again after moving back to Wisconsin. It's just been exercise though—not training. There's a difference. … [Read more...]

Have we lost our edge?

Many of us are living in countries where physical survival pressures have disappeared. There's not a compelling need to gather firewood for the … [Read more...]

Three skills you develop by exercising (they’re not what you think)

Plenty of people maintain active lifestyles, live well, and don't exercise according to the popular definition of the word. Maybe our "you must … [Read more...]

Health: Absence of Disease?

The health care debate—Obamacare—rages on. Public option? Co-op? How do we address the rising costs of health care? This essay in the New York … [Read more...]