Back on Track

  The other day a friend of mine asked, “Exactly how in the hell do I get back on track with my fitness?!?” It seems that over the past several months he has been slipping further and further away from her previous healthy lifestyle. I totally get it, There are days we would much rather have […]

Workouts in the Real World

There’s a wildly popular misconception being perpetuated that in order to incorporate physical activity into your life you have to spend your days in the gym and your paychecks on high-end spandex. Both of those assumptions are patently false. Unless you’re Paris Hilton, you probably live in the real world where finding time to go […]

Your loneliness is a gift. Stop ignoring it.

I’ve had the opportunity to meet some really amazing guys since I’ve begun this journey. One of the topics that’s really resonated with me is “loneliness.” My friend, Phil McAuliffe can speak on that subject so much better than I can… and he graciously agreed to write a guest post. You can find him on […]

Be Grateful

If we have any kind of gratitude practice, it usually involves journaling. It’s one of the simplest, least complicated things we can do to bring awareness to what we are grateful for.  Here’s a few ideas to get the most out of! Less is more • Spending some time going into greater detail on a […]

Coffee Talk

I know it seems like I mention coffee a lot, that’s because I do! But it’s not without good reason. Take a look at this quick list of 5 good reasons to enjoy that cup of coffee

3 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Without a doubt fat loss can be one of the hardest, most frustrating challenges that we undertake. It’s like a constant game of tug-of-war. On one end we have an idealized version of what we would love to look like, and we are all in. And then on the other end we stumble upon a […]

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. […]