Category Archives: Fitness

Father & Son Warrior Dash

In August I ran in a 5K Warrior Dash with my 2 sons, John and James. You can read the complete story here in a published newspaper column. It was a hoot!

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DigiFit Testimonial

Check out my glowing testimonial about DigiFit, the fitness app I use on my iPhone 6 for all of my Beach Body workouts.

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Getting my back into P90X

In April 2012, weighing in the mid-150s and in good cardiovascular condition but with no muscle tone to speak of, I began Tony Horton’s P90X. I had been doing some light weight training at the gym where I am a … Continue reading

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Think you’re fit? Stand up!

My column published yesterday in North Jersey Media Group’s Suburban Trends deals with the topic of standing up – literally. You can be in the best shape of your life, “killing yourself” by exercising strenuously every day but if you … Continue reading

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Not all elliptical trainers are created equal

When I’m coasting during a week of “rest” from the normal daily weight training regimen, I’ll still go to the gym and spend anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour on an elliptical trainer. As long as there’s something interesting … Continue reading

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Finishing P90X2 at last!

It was back on June 24 that I began my journey through P90X-2. As a 3-time graduate of P90X, I thought I knew what to expect but the “2” program was completely different. Lots of different moves, many off balance. Different … Continue reading

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What is the goal of exercise? Or is it simply its own goal?

While out on my road bike yesterday I had lots of time while pedaling through a hilly, 18-mile course to ponder the question, why do I exercise? For me that answer is multi-faceted: For longevity, a better quality of life, … Continue reading

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