Not necessarily evil

Since we’re back to natural disasters this week, I considered writing about the Flash Flood Swimming Workout. But it would really be more like the Flash Flood Drowning Workout, and frankly there is very little cardiovascular benefit to an exercise where no breathing...

The high cost of sitting

After last week’s totally goofy fitness “advice,” this Friday I have a guest post that’s a little more serious. We all knew about the dangers of the natural disasters that hit us last week. Now fitness expert Darvis Simms alerts us to a new...

Natural Disaster Workout

In honor of the crazy week on the East Coast, this week’s Fitness Friday features the “Natural Disaster Workout.” When it comes to potentially hazardous conditions, most people think only of the obvious exercises such as jumping to conclusions or making leaps of...

Focus on four (my way)

Fitness incorporates five different components. Most of us only focus on one or two, and that’s a mistake, especially as we get older. Officially (the correct answer on the personal fitness trainer certification test) these components are cardiovascular...