Product Review

Book Review: Why We Get Fat

I’ve made a point of reading a ton this year.  I started the year with a long list of books I was going to Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It by Gary Taubes. read, and a New Years resolution was to get through it.  Well, I’m almost done …

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Tread Miles

As the weather gets less amazing, I’m relegated to treadmill miles more and more. I’ve been really lucky to have been able to run in some great locations lately, including a week of running along the Thames in London.  Amazing. The treadmill isn’t all bad, so perhaps ‘relegated’ isn’t the …

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Nike+ SportWatch GPS Review

The build up I am a gadget guy, and also big into tracking things (heck, “Track It!” is the first of my 10 Principles), so the Nike+ SportWatch GPS was a shoe in for me to want to try out.  Not only that, but I’m totally hooked on NikeFuel and …

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Avoiding & Working Through Injury

I’m reading Bill Katovsky’s and Pete Larson’s great book, Tread Lightly, and hit something that I think is both really interesting and incredibly powerful. I am someone who has had a history of constant injury sidelining me from exercise. My story gets repeated over and over – I start making …

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Nike+ Fuel Band – Principle #1 done right

The build up Principle 1 from “newbodi.es core principles to change your body & life” is “track it”.  Tracking it is all about following some metric about your life that reflects your health, fitness – whatever it is you are trying to affect change in.  It can be your weight, …

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Compression is Key

16.2 -> 16.8  What are those numbers?  Before and after for calorie burn per minute (cal/min). It may not look like a big difference (+0.6 calories), but when you do 45 minutes of cardio at the same resistance level, a 0.6 cal/min change adds up to another 27 calories, or …

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