Exercise as Experience Rather than Science

Hey friends, in the next 7 minutes I'm going to share a few thoughts about the benefits of outdoor recreation and leisure activities. A few months ago I tried to differentiate between physical activity and exercise, and more recently I spoke of that about the difference between exercise and training, so let's dive into the …

Recreation, Exercise, and Competition

In today's blog I'd like to share a model that can help you consider the different purposes that physical activity serves in your life, and get the most out of those activities. Consider labeling physical activity in the categories of recreation, exercise, or competition. Recreation is any physical activity done for enjoyment.Exercise is a physical …

A Case For Trying New Things: My First Cyclocross Race

Is there something that you’re interested in, but have yet to try? Maybe it’s because there isn’t a ‘bite sized’ version of the activity, or you don’t feel that you’re prepared for it. I’m here to tell you a little secret – you don’t have to be prepared for it. You just have to do it.