wire hangers
27 Feb 2015

Being a Mom Doesn’t Make You Special

Holy shit, here we go. Being a mom doesn’t make you special. Biologically speaking, it means you had sex, or by some other means achieved an implanted embryo, grew a child inside you, and by scalpel or by stretching brought a baby into the world, then raised that baby. Or

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winter
25 Feb 2015

Winter Running: Falling Won’t Stop Me

Beer and ibuprofen, that’s what’s happening right now. I lived up to my name during this morning’s run; James Fell. And to answer the fifty thousand plus people who have asked the same question since I was three, yes, I did fucking hurt myself. We’ve had a spate of warm

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habits
24 Feb 2015

Forming Fitness Habits

It was Aristotle who said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” When it comes to exercise, regular movement and eating well, I’d like you to learn to be excellent at these things. And you become excellent by making them habits; making

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exercise
23 Feb 2015

The Exercise Myth

Even though I smelled bad enough to knock a buzzard off a gut pile, the people in the medical tent of the 2013 Victoria Marathon were kind and caring. One paramedic even let me use his cell to make a long-distance call to my wife, who was watching via Internet

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