July 9, 2021

Have you been on what seems to be a never-ending quest to lose weight? Or perhaps you are a die-hard gym bro that is always in a bulk pushing for dem gainz (lean mass). If either of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may want to rethink your approach towards progress. I ask that you consider that, at times, maintaining weight may be the progress you (and your body) need. I present to you my “case for maintenance.”

June 16, 2021

Wall-E syndrome (not a real thing) describes the fear of a future dystopia inhabited by oblivious people who are totally reliant on technology to perform even the simplest of tasks. The idea here is that AI-powered machines will attend our every need to such a degree that we become more like cows being herded than humans living freely.

June 8, 2021

Poor sleep hygiene can be far worse than any nightmare. Well, except for those unfortunate teens living on Elm Street in 1984. Luckily for us, we aren’t in a fictitious slasher film. Although the consequences may be just as dire if we don’t take this seriously.

May 19, 2021

75 Hard is a program developed by Andy Frisella. Andy is a motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and supplement company owner. He believes that ‘mental toughness’ is the way for all of us to live a better, more productive life. Andy prefaces that it is NOT a fitness program, but rather a transformative mental toughness program. It has been publicly available since March 2019 and has had a recent resurgence in 2021. Estimates have it amassing 200+ million views on social media via hashtag references. Its popularity is undeniable, but the challenge is based on very little scientific research and rather upon Andy’s anecdotal viewpoint from his own journey.