Robert Marchand survived 2 world wars, dictatorships, avoided cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer, depression, rode half a billion miles on a bike, and still drinks wine at the age 106. An exemplar of Robustness, he is still in perfect health. We sat down during his birthday week for a discussion about fitness and life.
Study highlights beneficial impact of two types of sport
A recent study in Cell Metabolism highlights how two types of sport, high intensity endurance, and strength (resistance) training, improve cell functions and enable DNA code to retain its integrity over time. This supports the idea of doing cardio exercises, and complement them with resistance: push-ups, planks, lifting weights, etc. Doing one or the other […]
Learning from Mike Douglas’s Fountain of Youth
Mike Douglas’s Fountain of Youth video provides 30 minutes of thoughtfulness on the topics of sports, health and nutrition, similar to the Okinawa Program.
Centenarian Robert Marchand’s traditional breakfast
Centenarian Robert Marchand’s traditional breakfast is a simple and wholesome recipe from my friend Robert, record holder of the hour and 100 km on bike.
Conversation with Felix Martin
Video conversation with Felix Martin, 87 at the time this post, and one of the strongest persons I know. A discussion about life from childhood to today.
Why eat fruits for breakfast
Eating fruits for breakfast provides a nutritious meal at a time of day where you are likely to be home with the ingredients you like at your disposal.