Success to the Fittest

My twin brother often tells me that if I wanted to be wealthy, I shouldn’t have pursued a PhD. He’s probably right. Most PhDs don’t make millions. Although my education hasn’t yet made me very successful, my fitness certainly has, because there’s a strong relationship between education, fitness and success. Seventy-five percent of runners are […]

Is Your Education Getting in the Way of Your Learning?

  For the past two years, I’ve been writing a column on education for Personal Fitness Professional magazine. It’s given me a good opportunity to reflect on my own education, what it really means, and how it helps (or doesn’t help) my career. In the book Why We Run, zoologist and ultramarathon runner Bernd Heinrich […]

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