Fitness Meme of the Week: Saving Our Lives

This one says it all. That’s the story, right there. We’re not looking for high-fives or admiration or glowing reviews from our friends when we step out on the town in a great outfit. We know that. When we lace up our running shoes…or pack our spinning outfit in a gym bag and take it…

Keep Workouts Fresh: Do a “Cert”

Otherwise known as an instructor certification. This will be one last love letter to the ACSM Health & Fitness Summit, where I presented last week. I came in a day early because, a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, I had taken training as a group exercise instructor, personal trainer, BodyPump, and Johnny…

Workouts are Pass/Fail. If you show up, you passed.

Got to talking with some people on the weekend about keeping enthusiasm for workouts going. Just about everyone in the group acknowledged that it can be hard, hard, hard to get out there. Even though they also admitted that working out has a 100% success rate. Nobody ever regrets getting out there to get their…

It’s easy to get wealthy – and healthy – slowly.

Sports Illustrated’s Dan Patrick did a Q&A with Warren Buffett in the February 3 edition of the magazine. (It’s a synopsis of Buffett’s recent appearance on Patrick’s radio show, which you can watch on YouTube here.) Among the Omaha jokes (it was a pre-Super Bowl conversation and Peyton Manning was starting to look like Nebraska’s…