New York, Rum Cake, and the Power of Selfishness

If you follow me on Facebook, you know that I was in New York this past weekend. This particular trip to New York was filled with many emotions. After teaching the REVO2LUTION RUNNING™ certification at the beautiful Chelsea Piers Sports Center in Manhattan, I spent Sunday with some of my family. I started my day […]

Clean Eating, Talent, and Overactive Livers

I hear a lot in the fitness industry about the importance of clean eating. Indeed, most fitness professionals quote that looking good is 80% nutrition and 20% training. I don’t know how or where personal trainers get those numbers, but it’s not true. I’m pretty sure I didn’t get my legs and ass from eating […]

Blood Clots, Jim Fixx, and Outrunning Your Genes

As part of a recent routine physical, I got some blood work done and tested positive for a mutation of the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene, which encodes the enzyme of the same name. MTHFR is a key enzyme involved in the metabolism of folate, which is involved in the production of red blood cells. Genetic […]

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