Ask a hundred people to name a few reasons for exercise, and I’d bet nearly all of them would include burning calories or losing weight among their responses. But the truth is that while exercise can certainly be a powerful tool in accomplishing those goals, most of us have unrealistic expectations for its ability to […]

One thing it’s taken me some time to learn is that if you want see positive changes in your body as a result of exercise, you’ve got to keep track of what you’re eating and how you’re exercising. Last week, I wrote about keeping track of what you eat. Of course, just as important as […]

It all started for me about a year ago. I was playing racquetball, bent over only slightly to make contact with the ball, and immediately knew I made a mistake. There wasn’t a pop, and I didn’t fall over in pain; but it was pretty obvious that something went very wrong in my lower back. […]

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be they food.” – Hippocrates “The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patient in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.” – Thomas Edison Exercise is important; don’t get me wrong. It’s one of the best things you can […]