The Telegraph: The 10,000 steps a day myth: how fitness apps can do more harm than good

Most fitness apps are garbage. Nearly all the people I know who use Apple watches, FitBits, or other worthless gadgets and toys don't need them and don't make any change based on the feedback they get. They just like being…

Inc.: The Best Way to Feel Younger: 1 Exercise That Will Change Your Body Most, According to Science

Inc. Magazine writer Jeff Haden does a good job describing the rigors and benefits of interval training in this piece. The changes brought about at the genetic and cellular levels are impressive...literally life changing. Yes, it will be hard. And,…

Outside: Strength Tips from the NFL’s Top Trainer

Outside Magazine publishes some very useful and well-written fitness material. This article falls into that bucket. Excellent, clear, straightforward, actionable advice from an NFL strength coach. This is so not workout-of-the-day/week/month b.s. Be great (and keep getting better) at fundamentals…

Why you shouldn’t exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies – Vox

One of the very best and most well written essays I've ever read in the popular media on exercise, calorie restriction, and weight loss. Manage your intake to manage weight; exercise to build and sustain fitness. They do go hand…

Forbes Now: 8 Things Science Says We Can Do To Become A Little Happier

Look at what's number one on the list in this article. Happiness can be fleeting under the best of circumstances. Even people who are basically happy have periods when they’re not, and for those who are prone to depression, it’s always…

It Might Be Time to Throw Your Fitness Wearable in the Trash – Whole Life Challenge

Many thanks to the Whole Life Challenge for publishing this essay on fitness wearables by me and my colleague, Chad Estes. For many Americans, 2017 is the year that they will finally get in shape. So Source: It Might Be…

Long-term Effects of Physical Activity Level in Young Adult Women – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Confirming the value of building a strong exercise habit as a young adult. Don't worry about what you do...just do...and keep doing. Add variety and intensity when you feel ready. Your body will tell you when you are either not…