Category Archives: Fitness

Liftlazy Whenevercast: Have A Goal

Download mp3 file (2.9mb) The Takeaway Points: Have a goal in mind when you exercise. Perform movements that move you towards that goal. Repeat as required until you’re at the goal. If you only workout for enjoyment, fun or relaxation … Continue reading

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Liftlazy Whenevercast: Caloric Context

Caloric Context Whenevercast Player Download mp3 file (28.4MB)   The Takeaway Points: Calories are simply a unit of heat energy. Calories do not make you fat. Calories are energy…yes I am repeating myself. Specific Energy is the scientific concept behind … Continue reading

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The Context Of Fitness

Imagine if I placed you into the cockpit of an airplane. You’ve never flown a plane before and actually don’t like being up in the air. But for some reason, you have a overwhelming feeling that you’re educated enough to … Continue reading

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Things To Consider When Starting An Employee Wellness Program

If you own, operate or run a business, employee fitness should be added to your list of things to be concerned about. Companies that implement wellness programs can often receive substantial discounts on health care costs from their providers. These … Continue reading

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Liftlazy Whenevercast: Episode 1

The Whenevercast is my version of a podcast. A few things led to the selection of the name. For starters, I really wasn’t sure if anybody still used an iPod. There was also the need for a name that would stand … Continue reading

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BMI Tests For Pilots: Avoiding The Issue

The proposed addition of neck circumference and BMI testing to the airman’s medical exam is inaccurate, misguided and of limited usefulness. The impetus behind this screening is the recent spate of tired pilots making mistakes and even falling asleep while … Continue reading

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I Know Why You Go To Extremes

. Why did I post this awesome song that formed a musical bridge between the decades of the 80s and the 90s? Easy, because the tagline is exactly what many people who workout do without even knowing it. Like an … Continue reading

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Resolutioneer’s Guide To Not Burning Out (original post date 12/21/2012)

They’re coming. The Resolutioneers. Every year, they show up in droves to the gym to get in shape. And they take no prisoners. They’ll go from machine to machine, throw weights around and run so much that they consider selling … Continue reading

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Of Plans, Spines and Running

Some things I plan quite well. Others, not so much. For an example of the latter, take this weekend and the Carrollton Trails 5k. I haven’t run in a timed race for roughly a year, strike one. Strike two is … Continue reading

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