Category: Fitness

Dude, What Happened to My Gym?

Three years ago I posted Millennials Have Killed the Glitter Gym.

People are staring at their phones between exercises. Between sets. Sometimes during the set itself. They are looking at their screens as they walk through the gym. They

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Cold Showers DO Get Easier

A thing I hear repeated often on health podcasts is that cold showers don’t get easier. That is just not true. Of course, they get easier. The trick to making them easier is to remove the decision. For two years … [continue reading]

My 2022 Fitness Plan

Seattle dropped the indoor mask requirements 9 days ago, so after a very long absence, I am back at my Glitter Gym. 🥳

I estimate that I lost 3-5 pounds of muscle during this period and some strength. I wasn’t … [continue reading]

Muscle Still Interrupted

In December 2020, I posted Muscle Interrupted.

It has been 10 months since I last stepped foot in my gym due to the COVID lockdowns. Although my gym did reopen for a period during the late summer and early

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Joe Rogan, Sardines, and Arsenic

In a show this summer, Joe Rogan mentioned how he tested for high levels of arsenic from consuming lots of sardines. When he removed the sardines, the arsenic levels dropped.

This alarmed me because I eat a lot of sardines … [continue reading]

Pavel, Peat, and Potatoes

Because I use the 3rd party search tool by Algolia, I get a report on what the readers of this blog are searching for. The top 3 topics consistently have been Pavel Tsatsouline, the Ray Peat Diet, and Potato Hacking[continue reading]