Staying Fit

In trying to think up simple answers to questions like “How do I increase my fitness?”, or “How do I get fit in the first place?”, I boiled it down to 4 points: Novelty, Intensity, Consistency, and Enjoyment (NICE!) You need to keep doing new things, work out at a challenging intensity, exercise regularly over […]

Falling Off the “Resolution Wagon” is Good for Your Health!

It is a common theme in any area of health research — lifestyle makes a big difference. From getting enough sleep and eating your veggies, to managing your stress well and staying socially connected, these factors influence our health in the long run. As we are moving into a new year this is usually the […]

Momentum To Learn About Food

Food information is everywhere now. It beckons to us from magazines (thanks Synergy) and television shows and commercials. Documentary movies teach about farming practices and corrupt politics of food companies. Non-fiction books about food choices such as the The Omnivore’s Dilemma have become best-sellers. Since food and water, and all things agricultural, sustain our lives, […]