Apparently having a beard makes you both more likable and more competent. ...

The Downside of fitness apps Last year I worked out 161 times, ran 360 miles and set 22 personal records for running and biking.  It didn't take a lot of research to find any of this out. Fitness apps on my phone and GPS have made...

Forget New Year’s resolutions. They don’t work. Over 80% of people have grand intentions for the new year, and 40% make new year’s resolutions.  However, the clear majority fail. According to a study by University of Scranton researchers, Auld Lang Syne: Success Predictors, Change Processes, and...

Can Artificial Intelligence get your body fit?  I have been weight training for the last year and have made some modest gains.  For all the time and energy I’m putting in though, I’m fairly certain I'm wasting a lot of effort.  I can tell if...

The fruit rotting in the bowl on the side table in my dining room makes me sad.  Food waste. Yet every week, there are some plums or a nectarine slowly becoming browner, softer and juicier while fruit flies buzz overhead. Now, I like nectarines, and...

I’m a man who turned 50 and didn’t like the way I felt, looked or acted. Taking stock of the big anniversary, I decided to make a change.  For the last year, I have been actively trying to lose weight, get fit and get strong. ...