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Waist to Hip measures!

Your humble scribe absolutely positively dislikes the venerable Body Mass Indicator (BMI) calculation to estimate obesity.  I curse that Belgian Adolphe Quetelet whom invented the index in the mid-1800s. Why? Athletes like me – with low body fat are regularly … Continue reading

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#FightFLU

Ah – it’s that achy time of year (again) for us Northern Hemisphere denizens. (I’m not typing about Daylight Savings time which I think is a dumb and dumber idea, by the way). Thanks to our Center for Disease Control … Continue reading

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T E A M

Your best personal exercise is one that you will stick with to make fitness and longevity impacts on your life. Recently published studies of elders who exercise seem to suggest that Team sports make offer superior longevity perks. Which one, … Continue reading

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National Bacon Day, then sunshine

Last week was pretty sad, as two larger than life figures moved on from earthly ways.  We miss ya, Scamp McCain and Queen of Soul.  Heaven’s streets have two special souls on them now. To shake out of my downer … Continue reading

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“Stress + Rest = Growth. It’s as simple and as hard as that.”

Ah – simple yet hard. This equation, per author  Brad Stulberg (@BStulberg), fits more than wellness in our lives.  For today – let’s stick with work and recovery in exercise.  And when we work out – it’s good for us … Continue reading

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Tribute to A Man in Full

I join legions of sad admirers who miss author Tom Wolfe. In earlier days, THE RIGHT STUFF got me motivated. In years past, I’ve tried to be A MAN IN FULL.  As a new Medicare and Social Security-aged ward of … Continue reading

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Late to my own Funeral?!

I hope so, though one day, reports of my demise WILL NOT be over-rated. Perhaps my telomeres are longer as result of my being well past forty.  Time and effort invested for my seven munificent steps have been worth it, whenever my … Continue reading

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