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

MIGHT AS WELL JUMP

Or not. Do you think that the Jump Board was Joe P’s best accessory-invention? He actually didn’t invent it. A Romana invention, the Jump Board served as an aid to dancers who could practice ballet choreographies horizontally…..much less strain on the body this way. The Jump Board can be used to great effect in the… continue reading

TALKIN BOUT MY [de]GENERATION

To have the misfortune of being afflicted with chronic pain is, surely, a miserable situation at times. To suffer from a terminal (?) affliction is even more unfortunate. The skeleton is a sturdy structure, but, unfortunately, is sometimes prone to effects of life…..especially the spine…..particularly the discs. Some folks, for instance, have discs which have… continue reading

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