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The link between your community and your life span

The link between your community and your life span

For a long time, scientists have seen the connection between the social interactions an individual has and how long they live. The oversimplified version goes like this: The more isolated a person is, the shorter their lifespan is likely to be. People with longer...

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The BS (and irony) of the “no time” excuse

The BS (and irony) of the “no time” excuse

I’m sure not everyone is going to be entirely “comfortable” with what I say here, but sometimes a little call out is a good thing. Arguably, the single most common reason why people don’t start or stick with any health planning (diet, workout, etc.) is the “I just...

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I love it when a plan comes together…

I love it when a plan comes together…

Well, what I mean by a “plan” is when a popular food many of us eat is proven to do something good for us as well….and especially when chocolate is involved. Everyone wins. Good plan Mother Nature! Such is the case with our old friend, dark chocolate. I have...

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On Nutritional Simplicity

On Nutritional Simplicity

I’ve stated previously that humans have managed to take something that should be incredibly simple – like eating - and made it wildly complex. There are many reasons for this complexity… Government policies influenced by the food industry Unqualified celebrities using...

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Is sugar addictive?

Is sugar addictive?

As a ‘fitness guy’, I would LOVE to say that all the studies and medical opinions out there are saying that sugar is as addictive as illegal drugs. But in doing the research, you see significant debate. Here are the facts.   There have been studies done showing...

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Medical Tests You Should Be Familiar With

Medical Tests You Should Be Familiar With

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article about making sure your doctor tests you for something called CRP or Cross-Reactive Protein as a marker for system-wide inflammation. That article got a lot of emails (good ones J) from people who were not really familiar with...

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My 5th Blog on this Topic! Here’s why…

I write on this topic a lot.  In fact, I did a quick search of my old blogs and found no less than 4 other blogs on the topic. My first goes back to 2014…that’s a long time to be ringing this bell! In this one, we are getting a little medical, and creating some...

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On being legendary…

Being a legend is not limited to war… Nor Olympians. It is not limited great leaders… Nor Hollywood fiction. I truly believe ANYONE can be legendary.  Ordinary people can be legendary. Of course, there are many definitions of the term, and I am proposing one here....

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What kind of things “age” you?

I’ve spoken before about the types of things that “age” us. Smoking is an obvious one.  There is no mistaking the skin, voice or hack of a long-term smoker. There are other things out there which will accelerate the aging process. Illness can age us.  The health...

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The Economic Side of Successful Aging

The Economic Side of Successful Aging

I read an article in the Boston Globe yesterday that really bothered me. It covered a topic I’ve spoken about at various companies when addressing the topic of a respectful workplace or diversity in the workplace. I’m talking about the plight of older employees.  I...

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Here Are 7 “Small Healthy Changes” To Work In To Your Day

Here Are 7 “Small Healthy Changes” To Work In To Your Day

I’ve spoken about the power of making small ‘doable’ changes to your daily patterns, and how these changes can add up to massive improvements to your health over time. But what you don’t often see is an actual list of those changes. That’s what I want to do here… If...

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