Health & Fitness

Simple Starter Workout News

August 23, 2010 Health & Fitness

The first part of revising the Simple Starter Workout is done: after a few edits and other cleanup, the (still) free e-book is back online! You can get your copy by subscribing to the Tao of Bachelorhood. (Click the link to find out about more bonuses!) There’s a handy form there on every page—in addition […]

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Summer Salads: Real Men Blah, Blah, Blah

July 21, 2010 Health & Fitness

Salads are manly. I’m not going to go any further into that point. Knowing that, let’s continue our “beat the heat” series (started on Monday with help staying cool in a suit) with the logical food to eat when the mercury rises: salad. My love of salad was rekindled recently when during a local heat […]

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My Best Stuff and Reminders

July 3, 2010 Dressing

Before I dash off for the Independence Day weekend, I think it’s a great time to offer up some of the best of the first half of 2010. But first, let’s take care of a couple of items of business… I’ll Review Anything This one won’t last long: if you have a book, a gadget, […]

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Workouts for the Unemployed

June 22, 2010 Health & Fitness

We live in challenging times. Here in America, there isn’t a person in the country who doesn’t have several unemployed friends or family. Others are working for less than their previous salaries, just to put food on the table. Still others, having learned there’s no such thing as “job security,” are squirreling away cash like […]

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Are You Fit for the World Cup?

June 11, 2010 Health & Fitness

The World Cup might be catching on in America, but just about everywhere else in the world it’s a full-on fever—the good side of nationalism. The best US analogy is Major League Baseball opening day, when the cliché goes that any team can win. So it is today—even Cameroon, Serbia and North Korea can dream […]

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P90X vs. Men’s Health

June 7, 2010 Health & Fitness

Acknowledging that the P90X Extreme Home Fitness Workout Program is one of their top search terms, Men’s Health finally decided to grab some Google juice from it, using a review/blog post titled “The Truth About P90x.” (Note: As of July 7, 2010, the original Men’s Health review was deleted. Read to the bottom for more […]

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Exercise on the Cheap (or Free)

June 5, 2010 Health & Fitness

The comment on Thursday’s Spanx article got me thinking: keeping physically fit is probably even more important in a period of stress. Unemployment is definitely stressful for many men. However, a gym membership might not even be an option when you’ve got to tighten your belt. I’m working on a full piece that will include […]

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Spanx and the Spare Tire

June 3, 2010 Dressing

We all laughed when the makers of Spanx announced they would be shipping Spanx for Men. After all, the vanity of the girdle has always been the realm of the woman. We men have generally accepted for centuries now that a woman’s waist isn’t as narrow as it looks with clothes on, and that those […]

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