Category: Fitness

The Benefits of a Higher Body Temperature

In my previous post, I mentioned with a positive tone that I was able to increase my body temperature from 97.0 to 98.4 F. This post will explore if an increased body temperature is beneficial. I’ll start the post … [continue reading]

The News is Making You Sick

I don’t discuss politics or the latest outrage on this blog. I figured out many years ago that it was a pointless endeavor that would provide no value. My focus here has primarily been on increasing one’s health. Based on … [continue reading]

Rejecting Wearables

Long-time readers of this blog might recall how I was an early enthusiast of the quantified self movement. I wanted to believe that I was capable of hacking myself to a better health outcome by running experiments and tracking variables … [continue reading]

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]