Tag: wisdom

My Problem With “Eat Less Move More”

If you do a Google search on the phrase “Eat Less Move More“, it will return over 9 million results. If you listen to most health care professionals and personal trainers they will say that the only way … [continue reading]

My Worst Nutritional Mistakes

About a year ago I had an idea for a post. I’d list and rank my worst nutritional mistakes. There would be the usual suspects, such as the vegetarian phase and The Zone Diet. Then I starting thinking about … [continue reading]

Internet Cooking and David Lynch Movies

Even though I am always checking out cookbooks from the library, the majority of ideas I get for cooking come from doing web searches. I get an idea, do a search and find a recipe. But I rarely just look … [continue reading]

Destroying 3 Fitness Myths With a Single Example

Yesterday I went for a 20 mile urban hike through Seattle. The city was covered with snow and the winds got pretty intense at a few points. But I made it and I still had enough energy to spend an … [continue reading]

The High Road

This will be a quick post describing what happened after I ended the Tales From the Glitter Gym series in January after getting linked from Metafilter and receiving a huge amount of negative feedback. I was planning on ending the … [continue reading]

My Bench Press Sucks and I Don’t Care

I’m going to share my dark embarrassing secret. My bench press sucks!

Since I started lifting weights in 1994, there have only been three periods where I could bench more than my weight. And then I could only muster up … [continue reading]