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Feel-Good Fitness

2 Comments | Posted February 6, 2012 | 02/06/12 02:50 PM ET

Why do you guys work out? Is it to look like a linebacker and score the ladies? And ladies, how about you? Maybe what you're looking for is a quick and easy fix to drop a few pounds so you can squeeze into that little black dress and turn some...

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Pleasure From Pleasure vs. Pleasure From Pain

1 Comments | Posted January 11, 2012 | 01/11/12 05:49 PM ET

I'm working on a play about how we got into this mess in the first place. I'd like to run it by you.

Act One: Poor diets and lack of physical activity.

Act Two: Depression, stagnation and lethargy.

Act Three: Finger pointing and/or the constant pursuit of...

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Miserable While Eating

Posted December 9, 2011 | 12/09/11 08:00 PM ET

Maybe the reason why you can't change to a healthy diet is because food has become this profound visceral experience every time you sit down to a meal. Flavor and texture are the king and queen in your mouth, palate, taste buds and especially your brain. You can't go from...

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I'm Having Too Much Fun -- And So Should You!

Posted November 23, 2011 | 11/23/11 01:07 PM ET

I'm having too much fun out here. And so should YOU! Life's too short; we all should enjoy it to the utmost. So how can we begin living healthier, more fulfilling lives?

First things first. Take a look at the company you keep. Like it or not, the people in...

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Quick-and-Dirty Tips for Clean Eating

Posted November 3, 2011 | 11/03/11 07:10 PM ET

Let's start with the real-deal truth. There's no better grocery than Mother Nature's Market -- this planet. Whole, natural foods are simply unbeatable staples in any healthy diet. If it doesn't come from the good earth or from a tree, then it's not worth dropping in your shopping cart. In...

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Let Fitness Change Your Life

Posted September 29, 2011 | 09/29/11 08:39 PM ET

For many of us, it's befuddling to figure out how to improve our lives. Here's my shot at it.

When you decide to eat right and exercise regularly, the person you become has it much easier. Life isn't as complicated, and more opportunities come your way. This simple philosophy...

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The American 'Food Fight'

Posted August 26, 2011 | 08/26/11 12:05 PM ET

I recently posted a news story about Novak Djokovic, the Serbian professional tennis player who started winning shortly after he switched to a raw, dairy free, gluten free, vegan diet. No surprise that readers from all ends of the dietary spectrum rose up to defend their own ways of eating...

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The Drinks That Can Ruin Your Workout: Alcohol and Caffeine

Posted August 11, 2011 | 08/11/11 09:08 AM ET

Let me start out by saying that I have many detractors regarding this topic. Coffee and wine drinkers hate this argument and fight tooth and nail to protect their use. Here's how I feel about both.

First off, caffeine and alcohol are both considered (by many experts) slow poisons that...

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