Category Archives: Fitness

The Joy of Running and Burpees

on September 7, 2017 in Fitness, Habits

Kari Gormley hosts the Running Lifestyle podcast and today she posted her interview of me, “The Joy of Running and Burpees.” She’s done the podcast long enough to go beyond just running to connecting it to more about life. It’s an enjoyable conversation stemming from an enjoyable part of life. Some people don’t get exercise and how it contributes everywhere. This conversation covers that joy. Listen to the podcast. Here[…] Keep reading →

Why high intensity interval training works, according to me

on September 6, 2017 in Fitness, Models, Nature

Now that I’ve picked up the habit of high intensity interval training, I’ve developed a belief about it that explains why it increases your cardio-respiratory system so well—that minutes of HIIT exercise can give you the benefit of hours of moderate exercise. Muscles develop when you stress them. You build skeletal muscles by stressing them, such as by lifting as much as you can. If you can left, say, 25[…] Keep reading →

How to Do More In Less Time

on August 21, 2017 in Fitness, Habits, Tips

[See below for a special extra for my blog readers] My post on LinkedIn yesterday, “How to Do More In Less Time,” began How to Do More In Less Time Who doesn’t want to do more in less time? You get funded more and promoted faster. You learn more. You get more leisure time. I don’t know about you, but I’m lazy and full of excuses. So learning from a[…] Keep reading →

What If the CDC Normalized Activity Instead of Inactivity?

on August 17, 2017 in Fitness, Leadership

My post on LinkedIn today, “What If the CDC Normalized Activity Instead of Inactivity?,” begins What If the CDC Normalized Activity Instead of Inactivity? This post is about my great passion, leadership—in particular, how beliefs, mental models, and words motivate and influence. I also care a lot about: fitness. America’s normalization of sedentary lifestyles Inactivity and diseases of excess are so prevalent in the U.S. that even the Centers for Disease Control’s Benefits of Physical[…] Keep reading →

You can’t have both: “Today’s poor live better than yesterday’s kings” versus “Americans take antidepressants in astounding numbers.”

on August 12, 2017 in Fitness

Materially and economically speaking… Talk about problems with society today and someone will tell you that the poor today live better than kings of yesteryear, or even the rich in other countries. They seem to stop talking or listening then. This Forbes article’s headline, “Astonishing Numbers: America’s Poor Still Live Better Than Most Of The Rest Of Humanity,” is typical. The article looks at material wealth and GDP growth, stating:[…] Keep reading →

My cooking may be the best in the world: the reviews

on August 5, 2017 in Art, Creativity, Fitness, Nature

Taste is a matter of taste, so you may not enjoy my food as much as I do, but I’ve grown confident enough in it to invite people more and more, including for business meetings. I’ve asked people to write reviews. If you come to my place for one of my famous vegetable stews, they’ll tell you what to expect. The reviews When Josh first invited me over for stew,[…] Keep reading →

Fame for my no-packaging no-fiber-removed food… and cold showers

on August 3, 2017 in Fitness, Nature, SIDCHAs

If you know me, you know I’ve taking cold showers for years. You may also know a big part of my inspiration was Joel Runyon, whose posts on cold shower therapy (search for my name at that link) motivated me to take cold showers every day for thirty days, which I now do every fourth day. I’ve sponsored his tremendous 777 challenge, to run 7 ultramarathons on 7 continents to[…] Keep reading →