Food for Thought(ful Training)

Food for Thought(ful Training) Alrighty then. It’s been a couple of weeks since I checked in regarding training for the Beachbody Classic, which if you recall is a “Physique” contest that Amy and I are doing this summer. Anyway, the Fitness aspect is moving long well. I’m following the Body Beast program, in which I’ll[…]

Aging Well

In the simplest sense, aging well centers on establishing healthy patterns before the progressive effects of age take hold. Physically, this means conditioning the body for strength and flexibility – components of mobility. Cardiovascular and pulmonary fitness go towards energy and stamina. Often overlooked is the importance of rest and sleep, during which your body[…]

Leaders Aren’t Born

There are many attributes of leadership, all equally important, and all equally difficult to explain. Their importance lies in uniting to make an individual more complete and prepare him/her for the many tasks that leaders encounter. The difficulty in explaining them lies in the fact that, away from their general topics, they are individual characteristics[…]

Fitness Programs

Any fitness program worth undertaking is able to align your ability, devotion, goals and resources with proper training, motivation, diversity and effectiveness. In short, a good fitness routine is as active and responsive towards you as you are towards it. Accordingly, there are many things to consider when choosing fitness programs. What is the Intent[…]

Look Out For Yourself

Somewhat counter-intuitively, the National Institutes of Health does not, in fact, have a written definition for Health*. Instead, each of the separate Institutes and Centers focuses on defining and researching diseases as silos – i.e., studying heart disease separate from metabolic disorders, separate from allergy/infectious disease, etc. In 2015, the institute focusing on aging, the[…]

The “Fitness Paradox”

The “Fitness Paradox” is a vicious cycle. It starts with not having enough time to effectively research a fitness routine, which leads to low gains when working out and correspondingly longer workout times.  It ultimately returns back on itself, with trying to find an efficient routine. Obviously, the cycle is oversimplified, and does not include materials[…]


Leadership is a matter of intelligence, trustworthiness, humaneness, courage, and discipline … Reliance on intelligence alone results in rebelliousness. Exercise of humaneness alone results in weakness. Fixation on trust results in folly. Dependence on the strength of courage results in violence. Excessive discipline and sternness in command result in cruelty. When one has all five[…]