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    The Religion of Dieting


    When did one’s diet become a religion? Watching a low carb vs. high carb debate is like watching the ...

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    Gambling on Fitness


    On the list of my ten all-time favorite movies, the top two are comic book movies, and half are mob ...

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    Rescuing the Youth


    FDR was an enigmatic man. Stricken with polio, he never allowed himself to be photographed in his wheelchair, not wanting ...

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    A Return to Fasting


    America’s Independence Day is July 4th, and Mexico’s is September 16th. I know what you’re thinking. “Isn’...

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    The Line in the Sand


    Be a Lenny Skutnik. On January 26, 1982, Lenny Skutnik sat in the Presidential Gallery, next to the First Lady during the ...

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    On Motivation


    It is said that “necessity is the mother of invention.” I’m unclear about the conditions that necessitated the invention ...

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    On Confidence


    Recently, someone asked me to do a piece on confidence. I asked, “what about it?” She responded, “How do we ...

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    Overcoming Temptation


    If adherence is the principal player in the triumph of our Goals; temptation is its villain. If fitness programs proceeded ...

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