Fitness Meme of the Week: Keep Looking Up (a repeat, for a friend)

I’ve shared this meme before at Every48, but today, I’m reprising it for my buddy Chris. Yes, I’m still sad. But today, I’ll be looking up. Maybe, just maybe, the people who have left us here on Earth are looking down at us, too, just to be sure we’re okay. Whatever else is going on in your…

Science Wednesday: Why to work out when you’re sad.

Full disclosure on this cloudy Wednesday morning in Seattle: I am sad. Yesterday I learned (kind of randomly through a Facebook feed) that someone I knew during my hyper-intense sportswriting days passed away this week. He was close to my age (43) and had had some medical issues over the past year that were pretty…

Tuesday Workout(s) of the Week: Comeback Kids

You’ve been injured. Or you’ve been away from exercise for a while (work, school, a pregnancy, family stress…). Whatever it is, your body isn’t 100% quite yet. But it isn’t 0% anymore, either. You’re ready to get back into the game. Slowly. Today’s post is for you. It’s all about getting back on the horsie….

Fitness Meme of the Week: Hippocrates was right.

Ever notice how the more things change, the more they stay the same? Or, in other words, how much we figured out about the benefits of solid nutrition and regular exercise…centuries ago? Hippocrates predates us by a couple of millennia (to be more or less exact, as much as one can be about these things,…

Science Wednesday: When your brain just will not take a seat and calm down.

You know what? Sometimes the world just looks kind of insane. It can especially look insane the day after a holiday weekend, when we have to trudge back to our regular lives. Or it can look insane on a day when there’s sad, sad news going around the place (Robin Williams…random shootings…journalists being killed for doing…