Fitness for Well-being

I am noticing a bit of confusion in fitness lately – confusion between sports and military training and exercise for health and well-being. I want you to be a savvy fitness consumer who gets what you want from your investment. I want you to stay motivated to be...

The Magic Pill

Thank you, WBUR, for this new podcast series that starts today called “The Magic Pill.”  The positive news about movement as the most powerful medicine we have for health and well-being gets lost easily in the media. It is refreshing to see an encouraging...

Rise Above Negativity

Why is negativity used so often in marketing and politics? “Our ancestors had to pay a lot of attention to bad news,” states Rick Hanson in his TED talk. The more primitive part of our brain looks for problems to solve to keep us safe. It was essential in...