The 12 Gifts of Fitness, Day 7: A Brain Reset

True confession: I’m writing this post when I should be at my swim class. I was super duper massively tired today and gave myself permission to take a little bit of rest…but something tells me I could have just as easily been okay if I’d jumped in the pool and done what I could do….

Science Wednesday: The solution to constant stress? Take a guess.

No joke: Chronic stress is a killer. And, no joke: exercise and eating well are hugely helpful in combating the effects of chronic stress. I’m thinking about stress right now because I’m developing training tools and keynote talks on this subject for 2015, and I’m aware just by reading the news every day as I…

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…

When stuff is hard, exercise helps. Always.

The workflow at Every48 so far has gone something like this: I wake up, I have a theme in mind for a post, I write for a half hour or so, and I schedule the post to publish at 10 a.m. U.S. Pacific time every weekday. That doesn’t leave a ton of time for major-league…