Category Archives: Fitness

Most Expensive Zip Codes and a Little Workout

Today I want to share an article that ran in Forbes a few weeks ago, America’s 500 Most Expensive Zip Codes in 2014.   Probably not a lot of surprises inside…California topped the list with Atherton, CA, zip code 94027 … Continue reading

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45 is the New 25

Last year I wrote about Diana Nyad, a 61 YO female swimmer who was attempting to swim 103 miles (expected to take 60+ hours) from Cuba to Key West (see “Going for Greatness at Any Age“).  Nyad, unfortunately, was unsuccessful … Continue reading

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Is There a “Set Point?”

I hope some of you got the chance to watch the HBO special titled “The Weight of the Nation,” which aired on Monday and Tuesday nights.  If you didn’t get a chance to see it, all four parts are available … Continue reading

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The “Fat Whisperer” ~ Are You Kidding Me?!

So while I was sitting on a plane to China for 14 straight hours (in economy plus, no less…no chance of sleeping much) I had a chance to catch up on some reading.  I like to read a magazine when … Continue reading

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No Excuses, Part 2

I am a bit short on time, so this is going to be short and sweet.  Last year I posted a blog titled “No Excuses.”  In it I included my favorite commercial, one by Nike.  Here it is again (even … Continue reading

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Push-ups: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced

A few weeks ago I suggested that everybody should be working on chin-ups (see “We’re All Doing Chin-ups!“).  How’s that going?  Ready for a new challenge?  How about push-ups?  You’re groaning?  Like the chin-up, the push-up can be a very … Continue reading

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The Pallof Press Times Ten

The Pallof press…what the heck is that?  If you are a regular reader (thank you) then you probably have heard me mention this ab exercise before.  In fact, I included it in my post last week “Top 10 Training Tools: … Continue reading

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