The Power of Staple Foods

A few years ago, I read something Precision Nutrition posted about how the people with the best and the worst physiques tend to eat the same meals over and over. It is an interesting concept to ponder and I think … [continue reading]

Learn From Your Fitness Elders

Today in the sauna, there was a man that was about to turn 71 chatting with his friend who I would guess was maybe 60 years old. They were both to my left. To my right was a bulky overweight … [continue reading]

Death By Orthorexia

Some names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of the individuals mentioned in this blog post.

When I first arrived in Seattle, I met Erica at a local Meetup group. She was an attractive and outgoing … [continue reading]

False Health Narratives

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the stories we tell ourselves to explain our health and fitness status. And how those stories in hindsight can be completely wrong.

A classic example for me is from my 2008 post I [continue reading]

How the Internet Happened

A few weeks ago, I was searching for a podcast on Overcast and I stumbled across a title that I wasn’t looking for but it grabbed my attention instantly. It was called the Internet History Podcast.  After listening to … [continue reading]

Regular Sauna Use: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

I am now about 3 months into my membership at LA Fitness. I joined up so I could start going to the sauna regularly. And I have taken advantage of it. I’m going to the sauna about 5 times a … [continue reading]