Calculate your fitness age

HOW FIT ARE YOU, REALLY? Physical fitness is key to a long life and good health. Your body’s capacity to transport and use oxygen during exercise (VO2 max) is the most precise measure of overall cardiovascular fitness. Based on the extensive research of The K. G. Jebsen Center of Exercise in Medicine at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, you ...more

Elite power athletes!

This is what I found in my genetic report recently: I feel so f**ng ...more

Hair Care Products: Summer 2017 Edition

Here is a list of my current mainstay haircare products: image links to mfg. website Redken Curvaceous Low Foam Moisturizing Cleanser This is a great hair cleanser. It leaves the hair highly conditioned. To use it I dispense the product into my palm then disperse into both palms and work it in the hair starting with the roots. There's an art to ...more


Stressful day. Had a lot going on. Felt pretty wiped out in the morning and decided to go run. Felt good but then more stress in the day. Got home later and the afternoon Sun was glowing brightly, as if inviting me. Put on my running clothes and hit the street again. The run was so blissful - I don't ...more

The Collapse of the City

I went out on my bicycle a couple days ago through the city. I pretty much stopped bicycling but there were a couple errands I needed to run which I knew could be done fairly quickly on a bicycle. Still it was a mistake. It's wrong to bicycle in this city. In fact it's probably wrong ...more

Poison oak honey

In some areas around where I live there is a lot of poison oak. It is one of the hardiest, most well-adapted plants to this area. Sometimes on an otherwise barren hill there will be no other plants growing except for some poison oak tenaciously clinging to the soil and rock. One thing about poison oak is that it tends to ...more

What am I eating right now?

The most amazing scrambled tofu: In wok fry: Organic extra-firm high-protein tofu Organic shiitake mushrooms Curly kale At the end add: Scallion Put into bowl and add generous amount of curry powder Sprinkle in some fresh-ground cumin Celtic sea salt Bliss out! Organic stir-fry scrambled tofu. Love ...more

Really loving this shampoo

Redken Curvaceous Lo-Foam Cleanser image links to mfg website Got a sample of this shampoo a couple days ago and am really impressed by it. I normally don't like to even use shampoo most of the time, just conditioner, but this shampoo is really gentle and moisturizing. I also like the fact that the main ingredients are ...more