Can Routine Help You Through Hard Times?

I spoke with Alexander Gerard the other day who hosts the Proud to be Out podcast. We discussed some of the more specific issues gay men face and some techniques that can help navigate the hard times. “This episode is all about getting mentally stronger through routine and sport! Steven Seidel, Gay Men’s Health and […]

Go Under the Knife, or Go to the Gym

In the movie, Death Becomes Her, Madeline Ashton’s (Meryl Streep) lamentation on the inevitable decline of her youth, “Wrinkled wrinkled little star, hope they never see the scars” probably hits a little closer to home than most of us would like to admit. For thousands of years people have dreamt of, written about and searched […]

Is The Gym Judgy?

The other night I went on a first date and I experienced something that I hadn’t in a very long time.  Before I let your imagination run too wild, I will just tell you.  It was the first time in quite a while that I experienced being the “new guy” in the gym. I am […]

Please Don’t Make These Top 5 Gym Mistakes!

I would easily say that some of my biggest lessons came from some of my biggest mistakes. One time when I was much younger and a hell of a lot more naive, I quit my job, packed up everything I owned and moved halfway across the country to a place where I didn’t know a soul. […]

If You Want To Be A Snack, You Have To Think About Snacks

There are a few different situations when it seems like time grinds to a screeching halt and minutes can feel like hours. For example… holding a plank, waiting for someone you’re interested in to text you back, and that awful stretch of time between

5 Reasons You Should Be Doing Meal Prep

My toxic trait is that I cannot seem to control myself around a lot of things. Usually it’s things like guys who don’t treat me well, or things I don’t need from Ross, but it’s marked down even more from it’s already rock bottom everyday price so how can I resist?!? I won’t be talking […]

What We Aren’t Talking About Is Killing Us

It was about 20 years ago, I was living on my own in Colorado. I was in my mid-twenties, footloose and on my own. Things were going great, until they weren’t. I’m not really sure what happened, because it creeps in on you, or at least it did on me. It wasn’t like one day […]