Plant a Fitness Seed in Someone

Although a love of fitness and good health has mostly been attributed to my own ego, looking back, the truth is there was luck involved; to be surrounded by many people that planted a fitness seed. Of course there were people seen on television; professional athletes like Kirby Puckett, and martials artists like Jean Claude… Continue reading Plant a Fitness Seed in Someone

Personal Training Tip, The Two Types of Clients

I was having a discussion with one of my old martial arts instructors a few years back (Instructor Dave, mentioned in Tai Chi and Road Rage) and he was giving all sorts of valuable advice, when the discussing came to teaching methods, and how to motivate students. He said there’s only two types of training;… Continue reading Personal Training Tip, The Two Types of Clients

ALDI’s Top 10 “Eat Clean” Food Items at a Healthy Price

Aldi has gradually become one of my, (if not the favorite) place to grocery shop over the past few years. Why is that? I initially wasn’t terribly impressed when I first went into an ALDI a few years ago, thinking it was kind of like a dollar store for groceries. I was sorely mistaken! Though… Continue reading ALDI’s Top 10 “Eat Clean” Food Items at a Healthy Price

W.W.B.D. (What Would Grandpa Bud Do)

Everyone has someone that plants a seed of positive growth within them, apart from member(s) of their immediate family. Usually it’s not just one person, but a collection of different people planting different seeds within that encourage or inspire you do want to the similar thing, either because of wanting to be like the planter,… Continue reading W.W.B.D. (What Would Grandpa Bud Do)

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

It’s Never too late to Start

Satchel Paige was a 42 year old rookie in major league baseball. Though he was a reputable flame throwing pitcher with an accurate fastball, (Bob Feller, a fellow rocket armed Hall of Fame pitcher claimed Satchel could hit 104 m.p.h in his prime) he toiled in the negro and other minor league baseball systems until he… Continue reading It’s Never too late to Start