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Managing the stress of getting fitter: part 2

Exercise can increase energy and help make you wildly healthy and strong, but only if you have energy to exercise properly, and have focus and attention to put towards it. Mental energy costs. Paying attention to a new habit, new exercises, new plans, new goals, an addition to your schedule, new gym……….that costs energy. Mental energy and physical energy. Chronic stress … Continue Reading

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You don’t need to love your body, you need to own it

Once upon when I was 21, I sublaxed (partial dislocation) both knees right after the other. That day, the right one was already bandaged, and I was hobbling around … Continue Reading

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Malnutrition masquerading as health; a modern problem.

There is one thing going wrong with what's happening day to day in peoples eating habits in modern societies, that I will risk speaking out quite adamantly on. My … Continue Reading

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A woman can never be as strong as a man could be; physical safety starts with physical strength

Read the title carefully. This is not a post about whether there exists a woman that "could" beat a man, in some way. Of course there is. A big woman, a small man.... but even then, research is not in her favor. This post is strictly a discussion of the … Continue Reading

How do you measure your fitness?

I've always been someone who has appeared "fit". I have never been overweight, I have muscle tone (more now, than before), and have engaged in "working out" for many years. Everything from exercise videos to powerlifting. I started working out “formally” 16 … Continue Reading

Exercise is learning. The most basic kind.

A couple years ago when visiting World Athletics (now Altis) in Arizona, I asked Dan Pfaff how long it would take someone to develop physically at a basic level (in the context of the sport he coaches at an Olympic level, track and field). In other words, … Continue Reading