Fitness Doesn’t Replace Recreation, But It Makes Play Possible

Hey friends, and welcome to this episode of HGTV! Today I want to take 3 minutes to tell you a story about how the temper tantrum that I saw in the park this morning can help you improve your relationship to exercise. Yes, seriously. If you’ve been following along, you know that my wife Katie …

New Bike Adventures with Amanda Wheeler

Come along for a ride with today’s guest @wheelsfit to hear all about her recent adventures riding her new bike around New York City! Wheels and I met at MFF where she very quickly became one of my mentors and best friends. After creating and running #MFFHomebody from her apartment in Washington Heights, she decided to get a bike from …

Moving to have FUN is more important than moving to develop FITNESS

Hey friends, and welcome to this episode of HGTV. Today we’ll take 5 minutes to talk about fun and the future of fitness. When I think about the future of movement, I've gotta tell you - I don’t think that it’s actually about fitness -  I think it’s about having fun. And no, I don’t …

Leanness ≠ Fitness

Hey friends, and welcome to this episode of HGTV! Let’s take the next 5 minutes to talk about one of my biggest pet peeves with the “fitness industry” and how it has a negative effect on the very people we seek to help: Fitness and fatness are not the same thing. Since the coronavirus closed …

The Artisan and the Artist: An Ode to Movement

Hey friends, and welcome to this episode of HGTV. Today I want to take 3 minutes to elaborate on a metaphor I used in our last conversation: “It’s all about using exercise science as a tool – a piece of technology, really – to elevate our experience of movement outside of the gym. Exercise is …