The real reason you should exercise

I used to smoke weed. I used to drink a lot. I used to pop every pill under the sun. I used to party till dawn, go to bed and then get up do it all over again. And I did all of this after watching my father die of cancer due to his unhealthy … Continue reading The real reason you should exercise

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Paint fitness

Yes, you read the title correctly, paint fitness not Planet Fitness. When it comes to paint fitness, purple is not allowed, sorry purple lovers.     I’ve spent the past 5 weeks painting the outside of my house.  It was in bad shape to begin with and it was time for me to put the … Continue reading Paint fitness

Injuries happen…here’s how to deal with it

Have you ever played Whack-A-Mole? Those smiling, annoying critters pop up faster than you can smack them down. How I love to thump them into the middle of next week. Sometimes, don’t you feel the same way about those niggling injuries that hinder your progress in the gym and life? After one heals, another one … Continue reading Injuries happen…here’s how to deal with it

Why I hate gyms

Note- This is the authors opinion only. Hate is a strong word, but I got your attention, didn’t I?     It’s more an extreme dislike of commercial membership-based gyms and it’s been festering like a bad smell for a few months now. How did I get to this point?  Let me explain. I’ve been … Continue reading Why I hate gyms

Keep It Simple (Stupid)

Imagine, for a moment, you’re about to parachute out of an airplane. You look out the door and realize how far you’re about to jump. You’re probably thinking Shit, that’s a long way down I hope my chute works What the heck I’m doing? I’m out However, I want you to admire the view from … Continue reading Keep It Simple (Stupid)

Easy mobility

Did the chicken or the egg come first? Who cares? Both the chicken and the egg are delicious. You’re probably wondering what in the heck this has got to do with fitness. Please stay with me for a moment. In the fitness universe, experts have often debated which quality is more important to train, stability … Continue reading Easy mobility

Row, row, row your back

Note-  This article was first published here. This an edited version. I hated P.E. class. I was a skinny, weird and uncoordinated kid. I was the one who got picked on in the changing rooms about my lack of size, and we’re just not talking about muscles. However, whenever P.E. class was on my schedule, … Continue reading Row, row, row your back