07 Jan 2015

The First Part of Your Life Doesn’t Determine the Second Part

Sometimes I think the only reason my inner lazy guy doesn’t once again claw his way back to the surface is because he’s just too damn lazy to make the effort. The first 25 years of my life were lazy. I’m amazed I had it together enough to finish high

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07 Jan 2015

To Lose Weight, You Need To Stop Lying To Yourself

Many want to lose weight. And keep it off. Let’s not forget that “keep it off” part. I just didn’t want the title of this piece to get too long. So, what are these lies people tell themselves about weight loss? Is it about ignoring calories because they’re totally, like,

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07 Jan 2015

Super Food? I Got Your “Super Food” Right Here

This piece was first published on Six Pack Abs on June 22, 2014. Did anyone else notice how old Dr. Oz looked while giving testimony at the hearing on Protecting Consumers from False and Deceptive Advertising of Weight-Loss Products? I mean, I guess he does look okay for a 65-year

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07 Jan 2015

With Fitness, Half the Battle is Showing Up

I sat in my car, looking out at the pouring rain. “Son of a bitch,” I said. Warm and wet is fine. I’ve run in the rain in Maui and it was awesome. This was not going to be awesome. This was going to be cold and wet. In Canada,

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