The Paradox Of Body Image

  People exercise or “workout” for lots of reasons. I conducted a survey s few years ago and found there were five main reasons: Positive health (to have a healthy body) Strength and

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Is This the New Cigarette?

If you watch the AMC show, MadMen, you’ve probably noticed that in nearly every scene, someone is smoking. Back then, in the 50’s and 60’s, it was cool to smoke. Hip. Gave you something

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Question about P90X

  “Recently, I’ve begun doing P90X. I’m 57 and a former distance runner who has stayed in relatively good shape, although I now have osteoporosis. I’m seeing good results from this new

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Why Exercise is the Ultimate Recycling Service

Once a week, I dump a large plastic bin full of paper, cardboard, bottles, and plastic into an even larger trash container and shuttle it out to the street. The City of Austin provides a great recycling

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Master This Movement For A Stronger You

This article is about how to use the squat as a drill to improve trunk, hip, and leg strength. Take my advice and get this down before you try adding much weight to the movement. The extra weight will

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Keep Your Back Feeling Good With This Exercise

  What should you do to keep your back healthy and feeling good? Especially if you have a history of back trouble? Or do you really need to do any at all? Could you just ignore the extra effort and

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The One Thing You Can Do To Dramatically Improve Your Diet

….if you want to lose the excess body fat, reduce your risk of Type II Diabetes, and generally feel better. There’s a growing body of research that strongly suggests that this one thing, one

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How Often Are You Dancing?

  Truth be told, only in the privacy of my music room…alone…in the dark. I think my dancing is best summarized by this: But, there’s a solution. These. These are pair of shoes that a parent

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Is Your Upper Back Holding You Back?

Upper back mobility helps you reduce neck pain, shoulder injuries and improves overall posture but most of us are fairly stiff and inflexible in that area of the body. How do you know if your upper back

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Can You Get Fit In 12 Minutes A Week?

Dr. Doug McGuff, in his book “Body by Science: A Research Based Program to Get the Results You Want in Twelve Minutes a Week”, suggests that if you exercise once per week for about twelve total

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