Is Suffering Necessary in Health and Fitness?

Hey friends, in the next five minutes I'm going to talk to you about Suffering in Fitness. Should your workout feel like suffering? Is pain really weakness leaving the body, as those t-shirts say? If you can think of any other stereotypical Fitness one-liners, let me know in the comments! Now, let's dive in. I …

ANNOUNCEMENT: Motivation and Movement LAB

Hello friends! I'd like to tell you about an incredible new project that I've been working on at MFF, and this one is for fitness professionals.  If you're a strength coach, personal trainer, physical therapist, or fitness business manager, this is what you've been waiting for.  It's the Motivation and Movement Lab! The idea for …

Walking: We All Need Agility

I've found myself walking quite a bit more in the last two weeks.  A walk across midtown Manhattan, a relaxing morning stroll around the block, a hike up Bear Mountain.  Each of them have had their own pleasures but I believe the absolute most stressful walking experience is having to slow down. Reflect on the …

Fun Over Fitness: First Thoughts From My Bike

  Wind in your hair is freedom.  More accurately, wind whipping through the vents on your helmet is freedom.  Isn't "Always wear a helmet" the first thing we learn about bike safety? The first bike I ever rode belonged to my friend Marli, who lived down the street.  I remember it to be white, and …

Updated Thoughts on CrossFit

I'm going to marry Julie Foucher.  You're invited. We haven't planned the wedding yet, but I've been saving oodles of cool ideas on my "future wedding" Pinterest page in anticipation for Julie calling me and saying, "I can't wait to make this happen, Harold."  I'll have to tell her we should wait until she finishes …