Two friends, Jake Ulick and Dan Groshong, died recently, both unexpectedly. Both were very good men. What can we learn from sudden loss? (Click on the image of Sunset Peak for musings on the topic)
Why do New Year's Resolutions all too often fail? Because we go about them all wrong. You get to the top of the mountain, whatever your fitness goal, one step at a time. (To get the full story about how to fulfil your fitness resolutions, click on the image of Mount Yotei in Hokkaido, Japan).
We are at our most-unhappy point in our lives in the middle of them. Here's how to use fitness to ward off the pain of the passage of time. Click on the image of the beloved Jack Russell Rabbit for the full story.
We do not nurture our inner selves nearly as much as we worry about our body shape or how we feel. Concentrating on your movement is an excellent way to hone your mind. Yoga and tai chi practioners have known this for centuries. But you can apply this concept to any exercise, whether it's snowboarding, working out, or just going for a long walk. (Click on the main image for the full story.)
It's 10 months to the day since I suspended drinking. Here's why it's exercise that helped me build that mental strength.