Forgotten Exercise Program of the Week “Tae Bo.”

Remember “Tae Bo?” It’s one of those somewhat forgotten infomercial exercises that I think is going to be making a comeback, along with “Sweatin’ to the Oldies,”  and “Jazzercise.” I only kid, I pray to the fitness Gods (Milo of Crete, Musashi, Morihei Ueshiba, Jack Lalanne) that those don’t make a comeback, but Tae Bo? Bring… Continue reading Forgotten Exercise Program of the Week “Tae Bo.”

Mini Exercise Challenge #1 “The John Rocker”

Remember John Rocker, the giant flame throwing relief pitcher for the Atlanta Braves in the late nineties? If you do it’s probably not for his pitching acumen, but his 1999 Sports Illustrated Interview in which he gave a number of controversial statements about a wide variety of subjects and people he disliked, particularly the city of New… Continue reading Mini Exercise Challenge #1 “The John Rocker”

The High Intense Cardiovascular Countdown Method

Whenever going on a hike I’ve developed a rule of thumb that started a few years ago; anytime there is an uphill incline I have to sprint up it. If it’s a longer hill, like some that are within one the favorite local parks, “Sunfish Lake Park,” (where there are a lot of small hills and… Continue reading The High Intense Cardiovascular Countdown Method

The Myth of Losing Muscle Mass as you Age

Well, it’s not a myth, but the amount of muscle mass you lose as you age has been overblown by quite a bit. I remember reading something a while back something to the effect that people really start aging when they start talking about getting older every day, and stop, or greatly reduce their engagement… Continue reading The Myth of Losing Muscle Mass as you Age

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

Myth of the Century “Healthy Eating is Expensive”

Well,  heard it again this week at the gym, and nothing “triggers” me more than when someone mentions that they can’t eat healthy because “it’s so expensive.” I always stop them in their tracks before they continue any further because it always sounds the same, and it’s gotten so tiresome, and so lame, (not to… Continue reading Myth of the Century “Healthy Eating is Expensive”