BOY, YOU’RE GONNA CARRY THAT WEIGHT

A LONG TIME.  Who or what is to blame for the decline in the fitness level of us humans? The higher cost of ‘natural’ produce and protein? AKA, big-interest groups wishing to control the world’s food-supply? Trans-fats? AKA, too many fries from Mickey D’s? Regardless, the conspiracy theories are more abundant than the actual facts…. continue reading

KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE PRIZE

It’s the only way to keep the project moving forward. “And what, exactly, is the prize?” Different people will have different opinions. The prize could be a single attribute or a combination of things. Is it greater strength, deeper flexibility, extra stamina, increased energy, decreased stress, augmented joy, etc., etc., etc.? The great thing  about… continue reading

COME ON IN!

“Is it ever too late, in life, to begin an exercise regime?”  I would have to say, no way José. In fact, the later the hour, the more critical the need, so just dive in. Don’t think about it too much. Although some pessimistic thoughts may loom, they can be easily shaken after you have… continue reading

STARTING TODAY!

There’s NO TIME like NOW TIME!! Your body NEEDS YOU!! Neglect is NOT an option!! EVERY man (or woman) for himself (or herself)!! Look to the FUTURE!! The battle is CONSTANT!! And FIERCE!! JustREMEMBER!! WE CAN DO IT!! Paid for by a grant from the University of Contrology, Bryn Mawr, PA

JUST RUNNING SCARED

The Method is, now, an acknowledged skeleto-muscular exercise technique. And, while possessing near-cardiovascular benefits, Pilates is not a substitute for cardio. “Wait, you mean we have to do both?” Yes. The important news is that one need not spend an inordinate amount of time on the treadmill (or bicycle, eliptical, etc.), because with cardio (like… continue reading