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This Month in Reality: I joined a gym...

…and then, because I think I’m funny, I checked out The First Twenty Minutes from the public library to listen to while I’m on the tread mill. 1,063 more words

This Month In...

Time to Spring Forward

At 2:00 o’clock this morning you needed to set your clock one hour ahead – spring forward – to participate in Daylight Savings Time. Some explanations for this practice include to help the harvest for farmers by providing more daylight working hours. 357 more words


want to feel 10 years younger?

Try IWT or interval walk training. It’s as easy as that!

In 2011, Gretchen Reynolds queried a dozen physiologists in the New York Times Magazine… 290 more words


Take a Walk at Lunch

A New York Times blog called “Well” recently had a post on the value of a walk at lunch.

Gretchen Reynolds wrote, “A new study finds that even gentle lunchtime strolls can perceptibly — and immediately — buoy people’s moods and ability to handle stress at work. 255 more words

Time Restriction for Weight Loss

The NYtimes recently reported on a study where time restricted eating (TRE) produced interesting results when applied to mice.

Mice fed a high fat, high sugar diet were divided into two groups: one that could eat whenever it wanted over a 24 hour period, and another that could eat as much as it wanted over just 12 hours. 572 more words


How Fit is Fit Enough?

This weekend I read The First 20 Minutes by Gretchen Reynolds. The book is about the science behind sports and exercise. The chapters cover topics like the efficacy of stretching, the impact of endurance training and strength training, and the effect of physical activity on cognitive function and aging. 1,634 more words