Strength, beyond your muscles. 

As we discussed with cardio, we often talk about strength training in terms of the long-term benefits. Yet your brain really cares about the instant rewards of doing something. But what if the instant ‘reward’ you get from lifting weights is muscle soreness and...

How to drop the ‘should’ in exercise

If we know we should exercise, why do we struggle with it? The answer is complex, but as I said in my last blog series there is one word in that statement that changes everything. ‘Should’ makes exercise an externally-imposed activity with future results. Why does...

The Myth of Being Good

This post is dedicated to a dear friend who lost his battle with trying to find his wholeness and to all those who tried to help him find his way. May you rest in peace.   In our goals for being healthy, there is a myth that needs to be resolved before we can truly be...