5 “Fitness” Machines to Avoid at All Costs

5 “Fitness” Machines to Avoid at All Costs

With the commercialization of the fitness industry, gyms along with fitness centers, and even hotels have flooded their floors with fancy machines that contort your body in all sorts of unholy ways promising the body of a lifetime. The sad reality is while most of these machines promise “safe” alternatives to free weights, they rob you of the stability, balance, and lasting strength their predecessors provide.

The Next Big Wave in Boosting Productivity…Literally

The Next Big Wave in Boosting Productivity…Literally

I recently listened to a podcast by two heavy hitters in the health and fitness space where they discussed all things productivity related. Productivity in the sense of things we all do: office and computer work, exercise, and sleep. These guys are always on the cutting edge of new technology and techniques to improve your personal output. I knew I had to try some of their latest recommendations.

The “Woo-Woo” in Us All – Taking the Weird out of Meditation

The “Woo-Woo” in Us All – Taking the Weird out of Meditation

I will be the first to admit that meditation, mindfulness, breathing techniques, and even some aspects of yoga seemed a little “woo-woo” to me. I remember lying on my back after a hot yoga session where the teacher was instructing me to repeat a word of affirmation to myself as she went around the room striking a small gong. I can still smell the trail of incense.