Around the turn of the new year I upgraded both my office chair and desk. I did a ton of research, contemplated the principles of feng shui, prayed to Milton, and sprung for the Herman Miller Embody + Jarvis Bamboo combo. My goal was to create a working environment that was more conducive for good posture. I . . .
I last babbled about my fitness regiment in September 2013 and since then (over two years!) I’ve done quite a bit of experimentation with movements and techniques, and I am still continually tweaking my routines. Every workout I try to make a small adjustment and learn something new. And it’s that perpetual . . .
For many years, I was quite undersized compared to my peers. At age 12 I stood on my tippy-toes at 4’8” and weighed in at 70 pounds, with a full set of hockey pads. My teenage years were noteworthy in that I scored some great deals in the “boys” section of Kohl’s. It wasn’t until my second year of college . . .
A recent trend in the technology industry involves a push on quantifying and qualifying data pertaining to personal fitness levels in efforts to motivate consumers by making exercise, which typically involves abstract and delayed gratification, more desirable an activity by contriving concrete goals to be . . .
After a brief and bitter foray into the world of home coffee brewing, I realized I simply do not have the talent to finesse a palatable caffeinated beverage out of cheap beans and a plastic plunger. Even my background in chemistry could not bail me out of that frugal predicament. This left me at a . . .
Did you know that the horse, generally regarded as one of the most robust animals on the planet, breathes almost exclusively through its nose? It is physically incapable of mouth breathing unless it suffers from an anatomical abnormality.  Though I learned that tidbit after completing a majority . . .
Well, I’m about 10 weeks into my high intensity workout plan and thought now would be a good time to update on its effectiveness along with changes I’ve made to the routines. What I Like There are several aspects to this plan that I enjoy more than other fitness programs I’ve followed in the past. 1. No . . .
In my quest to increase my physical fitness (i.e. look good without a shirt on), I’ve dabbled with various diets and exercise regiments over the years. Today, I’ll be discussing a new training routine I’m experimenting with and intend to document for effectiveness. My Fitness Background I started working . . .
I’ve been experimenting with food and diet since when with maternal guidance I became an herbivore at age 10, and thus with my limited but passable decade-plus of experience I’ve decided to periodically post “What I’m Eatin'” to keep track of where I’ve been and where I’m heading (as a dietary roadmap of . . .
Holden Caufield was right – we’re all phonies. Whether you realize it or not, you probably lie. A lot. According to studies of self-presentation, we typically act in ways that we want ourselves to be perceived by others, and not necessarily in accordance with the reality of our being. This type of behavior . . .