Tag: wisdom

The Fitness Finance Analogy Updated

Over the past 15 years I’ve been known to say something like this:

Weight training is like a 401k. You don’t see the results right away, but over time they add up. Cardio is like a weekly paycheck. When the

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The Minimal Effort Approach

There are numerous blogs that discuss nutrition and fitness. Many of which fall into the same camp as me, which is a lower carbohydrate mostly paleo approach. If I had to name one thing that was different about me is … [continue reading]

The 50 Law

Back in April, I wrote the post An Urban Version of the 48 Laws of Power and broke my own rule about endorsing something before it even came out. Is the book The 50th Law as good as Robert Greene’s … [continue reading]

Flashbacks on a Dead Lift Gone Wrong

Back in April 2007, I reported how I injured my back doing a dead lift. It was and still is (by far) the worst pain I’ve ever experienced. There hasn’t been a single gym visit since that I haven’t thought … [continue reading]

When You Come Undone

Last week, I brought the coffee group to a new venue. The turnout was great and everyone seemed to have a great time. Or so it seemed. On Friday, I received the angriest vile email directed at me and the … [continue reading]

The Alchemist

I’m really feel ill equipped to write a fiction book review, but I will say I did enjoy this short fable.

Alchemist - 10th Anniversary Edition, The
The Alchemist is by Paulo Coelho is a book about following your dreams. Instead of having me fumble through … [continue reading]