The Best and Simplest Exercise of All

“Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.”  -Wallace Stevens Movement in any form is the oldest form of exercise known to humans, but walking especially is something we’ve always done as soon as we could.  The benefits are innumerable, the importance immeasurable, particularly when walking outside. As babies, it’s the moment when… Continue reading The Best and Simplest Exercise of All

Top 3 Excuses for an Unhealthy Lifestyle Debunked

1. “I’m not going to live forever.” Eating healthy has never been about life extension for me, but that’s often the snarky response.  It’s about having good energy day to day, and not dragging your sluggish feet through life accompanied by a slowed mind in a mental fog, much like a zombie that craves fast… Continue reading Top 3 Excuses for an Unhealthy Lifestyle Debunked

Most Uplifting Songs You’ve Never Heard

You’re probably wondering why there is a picture of smiling Stella for the cover image-she’s listening to her favorite song, “Who Let the Dogs Out.” It’s hard to think of anything that lends itself to getting into a good mood, or out of a bad one, than some soulful, uplifting music, at least when you’re… Continue reading Most Uplifting Songs You’ve Never Heard

Tai Chi and Road Rage

Though I haven’t attended a church service since about fourth grade, I play basketball at a church on Thursdays with my best workout friend Titus, (mentioned in the The High Intense Cardiovascular Countdown Method.) That’s the only time I ever go to church, as I’ve always thought it was a waste of time, the air always… Continue reading Tai Chi and Road Rage

5 Best Exercises to Maximize Workout Time

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog “Inexpensive Clean Eating Shopping Tips” where I talked about how when it comes to budget grocery shopping, the goal is to maximize your nutritional value for the minimum amount of money spent, and the best foods to purchase towards that pursuit, and which grocer’s seem to have the best… Continue reading 5 Best Exercises to Maximize Workout Time

Eat Clean Challenge #1

I’ve used this challenge with personal training clients, friends, and my brothers who work in the trades, and are often eating their lunch “food” through a drive thru window. Some are a little skeptical when I present it, but everyone after doing the challenge realizes what a direct connection there is between the food they… Continue reading Eat Clean Challenge #1