Less is More Sometimes, less is more. Back on October 7, I began a beginner strength training routine in earnest. So far, less is more has been working. I decided to start with only two weight lifting exercises, squats, and deadlifts. And a few additional single joint exercises on top of the squats and deadlifts.Back in October, I was not using any weight, just body weight and working on form. First, reading about the correct form in Starting Strength. Second, visualizing … [Read more...] about Less is more when it comes to Getting Fit
What is Tracht Gut Vet Zein Gut? The first time that I heard of Tracht Gut Vet Zein Gut was in September of 2013.The speaker was telling the jam-packed audience that if you think good thoughts, then good things will happen.I was confused, not because the idea was so foreign, but because I never expected these words and the idea of tracht gut vet zein gut to come from the speaker.The speaker was, in fact, a Rabbi and my experience had not been one of a Rabbi giving a talk on positive … [Read more...] about Tracht Gut Vet Zein Gut Revolution
The Motivation to WorkoutWhere do you find the motivation to workout when you are just not feeling it?Maybe you had a rough day at the office.Maybe you had a difficult day at home, or just got over a cold or the flu and have not been to the gym in a week.How do you muster up the motivation to workout when you don't feel like it? Motivation to Workout - The Mind When you do not feel like working out, where is that feeling happening?In your gut, in your mind.For … [Read more...] about 3 simple ways to improve your motivation to workout
I came across this amazing story of a 90-year-old volunteer. What a great combination of exercise and generosity of time by Peggy Konzack.The fact is that the YMCA has some great swimming venues in New York City and beyond.The 'Y' is also very engaged with promoting healthy activities for both youth and adults and it is a great resource for both your own health or contributing to others as Peggy does below.Nearing 90 and Still in the Swim Written by INKA BAJANDAS, The News-Review … [Read more...] about Swim Coach at 90!
Have you ever heard of the quote 'Beauty has no value if it is not loved?'. Well, I was thinking about it today because my friend Frank has been speaking about it. I actually have not gotten a clear statement on what exactly he thinks that means, so I have been left to on my own hash it through my mind. Literally, it seems to say, that without validation externally, the beauty of an object or a person has no real value. We could start looking at it from a purely physical point of view of … [Read more...] about How to Create Value