Content tagged with "health"

Breaking The Tyranny of Three Meals a Day
May 18, 2019

I’m a terrible eater. I generally eat too much, only to be partially saved by very good gym habits. I’ve been actively trying to cut back my caloric intake. While counting calories get a bad rap, the...

Doing Something Poorly
March 5, 2019

I heard something that resonated with me the other day (I forget where I heard this): Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly. This, of course, is a play on this common saying: Anything worth doing...

Muscles, Movements, CrossFit, and Zombies
March 24, 2013

Once, when I was in the military, I was doing a PT with the Marines. I was 19-year-old gym rat at the time, never far from my copy of Muscle and Fitness, and I thought it wise to explain to the drill...

The Myth of Water Consumption
October 4, 2014

I enjoyed this article about the myth of water intake: You Don’t Need 8 Glasses Of Water A Day. This idea has been floating around for decades: you must drink more water – specifically eight glasses...

Of Tumors and Borders
June 17, 2006

The human condition is universal.

The Power of the Persona You Give Yourself
February 18, 2012

In any driving course, when learning how to recover from a skid, the instructor will always hammer the same thing into you: “Look where you want to go because you tend to go where you look.” it’s good...

The Ranger Test
November 20, 2011

Okay, it’s time to commit to my next fitness goal. Here it is – At the age of 40, I intend to pass the U.S. Army Ranger entrance exam. This is the physical fitness test you have to pass to be...