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 …

How Much Do You Need To Exercise?

Hey friends, and welcome to this episode of HGTV. In the next 5 minutes I’ll share my answer on the question, “How much do you need to exercise?” and offer an answer that I hope shifts your perspective on the role of exercise in your life. As always, I’m starting with science. According to the …

What Role Do You Want Exercise To Play In Your Life?

Hey friends, welcome to this episode of HGTV, where we’ll spend the next 4 minutes talking about this question: “What is the role that you want exercise to play in your life?” Some of you know that I went to school for health and physical education, and I’m heavily influenced by those educational philosophies. George …

The Benefits of Aerobic Exercise

Hey friends, and welcome to this episode of HGTV. In the next 5 minutes, I’m going to make a case for including more low-intensity aerobic activity in your life. I was chatting with MFF’s Rog Law last week, and he asked me: "Do you think that a lot of the fit pro advice of getting …