New Gym, Old Mistakes

My little independent gym closed two months ago. I had been a gym member for 9 of its 13 years. It wasn’t fancy, but it was convenient. I could walk across the street and be there. And it rarely got … [continue reading]

Dieting, Seed Oils, Microplastics

There are endless debates on how to lose weight. I’m bored of them because people have lost weight using numerous diets: low-fat, low-carb, vegan, keto, fasting, and even a Twinkie Diet. It is the wrong area of focus. … [continue reading]

The Appetite of Exercise

A topic that I’ve been fascinated with for more than a decade is the role exercise has on appetite. Going back over a decade, I have several posts on my views of exercising while dieting. The short version is that … [continue reading]

Are Glitter Gyms No Longer Glitter?

Just a month ago I dusted off my old Tales From the Glitter Gym series after a 13-year hiatus. I followed it up by explaining the term “Glitter Gym”. Then something happened.

My mini-gym Fitness 19 closed. They transferred … [continue reading]

The Return of Hillfit

Way back in 2012, I reviewed the book Hillfit. Hillfit is a HIT-based fitness program that uses bodyweight exercises to develop strength safely with minimal risk of injury. A year later, I covered version 2 of the book.… [continue reading]

The Potato and Cabbage Hack

It has been several years since I did a strict Potato Hack. Despite the nonsense you might read on SlimeMoldTimeMold, there is a proper method to performing a potato hack as spelled out in the book The Potato Hack: [continue reading]