According to a survey from Harvard University, around 75% of people experience sleep difficulties at least a few nights each week. With more and more people sleeping less than six hours each night, this sleeplessness is contributing to myriad health issues. Lack of sleep is linked to a wide range of problems such as issues […]
Health & Fitness
Life is about quality, not quantity. Living a long time won't do you much good if you're too weak to walk down a flight of stairs. But topics of health and fitness are complicated, so many people avoid even trying. Though we're not doctors, nor do we play them on the Internet, we have learned a thing or two about staying fit and healthy. If you're willing to listen, we would love to show you what we've learned.
Let me start by giving the usual disclaimer that I’m not a doctor, I’m not giving medical advice, and if you decide to swallow an entire bottle of pills, please don’t come bother me about that. Don’t be stupid. The reason I’m putting this little post together is because I’ve spent the last week with […]
When you go into the hospital for a procedure, you put your trust in the medical professionals caring for you. After all, you don’t really have a choice. So, when something goes wrong, it’s easy to feel helpless and out of control. There are, however, some steps you can take to empower yourself before, during, […]
Let me start by apologizing for the crumpled box pictured above. Chad inspired me to start climbing recently, and I quickly realized that though these strips expand my nasal passages making me feel invincible while I climb… the box itself is not invincible. Thankfully I don’t need the box to “win” the Breathe Right Challenge. […]
The Danish archer Lars Andersen has re-discovered a long forgotten archery technique that allows the shooter to fire 10 arrows in 4.9 seconds. It’s incredible to see him in action, and even if you’re not an archer, I believe you’ll find the following presentation fascinating. The video weighs in at just under 5 minutes and […]
Back pain is something that most people — about eighty to ninety percent of Americans — experience at some point in life. I can tell you from personal experience that back pain isn’t necessarily an older person’s disease. People in their twenties and thirties (like me) can and do experience back pain! A small percentage […]