Since having a son 8 months ago, I’ve had a hard time going to the gym. In order to accommodate my newly hectic “daddy” schedule, I decided to change things up a bit. Rather than going to my plush sports club 3 x a week, and spending at least an hour there (more if I do […]
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Diversification of Wellbeing
Any good financial advisor will tell of the importance of diversifying your portfolio. Putting all of our money into one investment leaves us vulnerable to risk. To protect ourselves, we diversify, investing some of our holdings in riskier investments and some in more stable investments. This is the safest way to see our assets grow […]
Yoga, Mindfulness, and Great Sex
I recently read a few articles on the importance of doing exercise and yoga to improve your sex life. It is easy to imagine some of the more obvious ways: an improved flexibility allows practitioners to get into a variety of kama sutra-esque positions. An increased level of strength allows people to hold those positions […]
The Yin and Yang of Intensity and Rest
Mike Mentzer is a former Mr. Universe who had unique theories about strength training and bodybuilding. He was an extreme proponent of “High Intensity Training,” meaning he recommended short, very intense bouts of exercise followed by lots and lots of rest.