The PPSC and Humility

There is something positively contagious about learning something new. An impulse to open up and share new knowledge with the world. Everyone should know about X, and there is no reason you should not apply X, immediately! Flash forward to when you open your mouth and tell someone (my wife) and you come out soundingContinue reading “The PPSC and Humility”

Why Weight Loss?

There was a morning you woke up, looked in the mirror and decided you didn’t like what you saw. You grab the extra little flab between your thumb and forefinger, wishing for it to magically disappear. You step on the scale, disappointed, as the number stares at you like some kind of toddler taunting youContinue reading “Why Weight Loss?”

You Have Two Brains

Your body is complex. It’s a wonderful array of systems, working together to help you fulfill the needs to sustain life. The very fact that you are reading this, processing it and (hopefully) understanding these words speaks to how amazing YOU are. The various systems within your body work together to make you the personContinue reading “You Have Two Brains”

I Run Because

You strap on your shoes. Lace them up from the bottom to top. Making sure your socks are nice and smooth to reduce the blister risk. Step outside and turn on your distance tracking/speed tracking app. Thumb through previous runs and set a target for today’s run. With the headphones blaring, you get started. TheContinue reading “I Run Because”

Heart Rate Response: Conditioning vs. Illness

Hey all! AWESOME DATA on a followup to a post I made a couple of weeks ago. The preceding graphs are tracking resting heart rate. The picture on the left is my own heart rate in the last month. Last weekend, I came down with a non-covid illness. Though not drastic, there is a definiteContinue reading “Heart Rate Response: Conditioning vs. Illness”

Heart Rate Lessons from my Fitbit

If you’re anything like me, you’re an exercise nerd who cares about how their body functions. You worry about things like Resting heart rate, blood pressure, VO2max and even sleep quantity. Each has an impact on the way you move and feel throughout the day. If you’re nothing like me, Congratulations! You’re pretty normal. I’mContinue reading “Heart Rate Lessons from my Fitbit”

Improving Your Nutrition: Part 1 – Energy Balance

Energy Balance Whether you are in the middle of deciding to increase mass or drop bodyweight, the very first and most important step in achieving a healthy nutritional balance is figuring out how much energy your body needs. The most simple form of measurement is keeping track of the amount of food you eat. YouContinue reading “Improving Your Nutrition: Part 1 – Energy Balance”

Getting Fit 101: Measurements Worth Tracking

The last couple of weeks I have been riddled with ideas, thoughts and new ways of thinking. I’ve compiled a small group of testers to track a few measureable data points each day, week and month. The intention of the data is to keep track of your health and see how you progress with aContinue reading “Getting Fit 101: Measurements Worth Tracking”

Behavior Drives Results

Wake up. Brush your teeth. Take a shower. Eat Breakfast. Go to work and make money. Go home. Eat dinner. Go to sleep. Far too often, I see this kind of routine. It is a pleasure of mine to learn and work with all of the professionally successful people I do. At the same time,Continue reading “Behavior Drives Results”

Killing Sugar Cravings

YO! A topic I probably should have addressed in one of my first blog posts ever…sugar cravings. Everyone knows it’s terrible to consume a metric crap ton in one sitting, but I’ll be the first to admit I’ve destroyed a bag of Twizzlers or Skittles in my day. With no regrets. That shit is likeContinue reading “Killing Sugar Cravings”