Variety – truly the crucial spice of life

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn You’ve probably heard the saying “variety is the spice of life.”  The creator of that saying knew what he was talking about, without a doubt. I’m in the middle of a great book right now: Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement by Katy Bowman,…

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When you get stiff, move stuff.

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn A few months ago, I switched from my normal sitting desk in my cube to a standing desk. Basically, I accomplished this by pulling one of the overhead cabinets in the cube off and setting it on the desk, and putting my monitors, keyboard, and mouse…

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What’s Your Lever?

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I just (literally, about an hour and a half ago) finished reading the book Go Wild: Free Your Body and Mind from the Afflictions of Civilization by John Ratey and Richard Manning.  This book was a fantastic look at the challenges of the ease of modern life,…

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You’re Not The Only One Who Benefits

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kids are fantastic.  They’re full of energy, joy, excitement, and adventure.  Unfortunately, what frequently happens is that we as parents are too tired or out of shape to join them on their quests for fun and learning.  And that rubs off on the kids. Or we…

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Are you moving efficiently enough to save your life?

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn A fitness expert named Earle Liederman was famous for many things in his day, but he’s become particularly well-known for his list of “five things that every man should be able to do to save his own life.”  It’s a list that has always resonated with…

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