Our health, physiology, weight, athletic and mental abilities are influenced in part by genetic factors. We were born with these and did not choose them. This article discusses the importance of realizing the impact of genetics when fighting addictions like alcoholism, sugar and other dependencies.
A day at the track practicing high jumps and long jumps with kids and my brother Matt who is visiting us this week.
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.
Beta-2 agonists and salbutamol reduce symptoms of asthma. While the drug is allowed today, does it improve athletic performance? A discussion on fairness.
The definition of the term athlete is imperfect. This post explores new attributes to what athleticism means, and how everyone can push their limits up.
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 […]