Despite the fact that there’s a gym of some sort on just about every corner, and an internet brimming with everything from meathead forums to mom blogger blogs, adopting a healthier lifestyle can feel like a lonely road at times. It’s a treacherous road for most desk jockeys. One that’s filled with foes who come as friends ...Read the rest →
I’ve heard sayings like “words are power” thousands of times, but I don’t think I truly appreciated how powerful they are until an experience I had recently while deep in a killer arms session.
In order to break up my routine a little bit I started doing some ab exercises. While in the midst of a burning second set I hit a point where my body started speaking to me. Starting in barely a whisper “Ooooh, this burns”, and then at ...Read the rest →
Below is a recent ABC news story that I found very interesting titled “The Fattest Place on Earth”. The story centers around a small potato-shaped island located in the South Pacific called Nauru. Below are some staggering facts about Nauru that are presented in the video.
Of the roughly 10,000 inhabitants:
- 95% of adults are overweight
- 85% of men are clinically obese
- 50% of all adults have type 2 diabetes – the highest rate on the planet
- The life expectancy of ...
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Despite all my best attempts at hand washing and sanitizing, somewhere 30,000 feet above the Earth between Colorado and Minnesota, a little “bug” left the snotty nose of the little girl behind me and found its home in me! Did I curse her silently while she screamed bloody murder for 75% of the flight while constantly jabbing the bottoms of her little feet into ...
Today’s post is a guest post from Greg Hayes.
About the author: Greg Hayes is the author of a fitness blog about getting fit and healthy in the midst of a busy lifestyle. To read more of his work, check out Live Fit Blog.Read the rest →
Jack LaLanne, who is generally regarded as the Godfather of Fitness, passed away from respiratory failure due to pneumonia on January 23, 2011 at the remarkable age of 96. After hearing health food pioneer Paul Bragg give a talk on health and nutrition, Jack began his fitness journey from a 15 year old boy addicted to sugar and junk ...Read the rest →