Technology: Not The Answer

I’ve been baffled lately by the proliferation of electronic fitness gadgetry. Actually, I only pretend to be baffled. In reality, it’s pretty clear what lies behind this trend: it’s another example of the human tendency to want to outsource the work of health (or, at least, those uncomfortable or inconvenient parts of health).

This is the same phenomenon that began with the advent of motorized exercise ‘machines’, then heart-rate monitors, and now ….well, you’ve seen the ads.

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The 4 Absolutes Of Youthfulness

absolutesIn seeking the cause of a diminished quality-of-life (i.e., weight gain, loss of vitality, minor but chronic illness & injury, etc.), age is never the #1 issue; it’s how and where you’ve been spending your time. The great news about that is—unlike age—it’s correctable. If the #1 cause of your diminished quality of life is correctable, all that’s left is for ...

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A Spoiled Culture

Beware: human nature is such that today’s “likes” will inevitably become tomorrow’s “needs”.

Wnat-Need GlassWhen I consult people on proper nutrition and let them know that some things they are consuming are less than ideal, they will often protest with the words, “but I like that”. This statement is intended to elicit sympathy from me and, ultimately, convince me to relent and allow them ...

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