23 Jan 2017

You Are What Is Wrong with the Fitness Industry

On this day, six years ago, a great man died. He lived to be 96, he inspired many, and he was an honest man. I’m talking about Jack LaLanne. I was crushed at his death the way the 70s outsider felt about the loss of David Bowie. It seemed like

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22 Jan 2017

Eat These Motherfucking Chicken Wings

In the days before smartphones and Google, you had to memorize shit. On Wednesday nights in 1994 I was often to be found at the grad student lounge at the University of Calgary, along with my fellow graduate students, who were also doing a master’s in history program. We were

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20 Jan 2017

An Elevator Pitch to Lose Weight and Change Your Life

The following is a true story. I’m going to be vague about this conversation because the person I had it with is a private citizen. He’s a medical specialist that I and my family would see on occasion. Nothing serious, but for maintaining his privacy I don’t want to say

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19 Jan 2017

How to Be a Happy Mom with Healthy Habits

Now that most of that New Year’s resolution bullshit is over … It’s not just about what you see when you look in the mirror. It’s about how you feel; when you look in the mirror, and the rest of the time as well. Motherhood is stressful enough on its

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