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Back To The Future

I worship my body. I took care of it from an early age and was aware that a healthy body was the key to sucking the nectar out of life. From my late teens — almost 40 years ago — to now, I kept it lean and mean. I ran marathons, biked continents, climbed glaciers,… Read More »

Back to the future – the sequel

For the past 20 years, I spent most of my working hours sitting and staring into a screen. That’s about 30,000 hours’ worth. During those years I exercised at least an hour a day, which was a good thing but not good enough to neutralize the additional forces that were grinding my disks while I… Read More »

Fit With a Reason

Imagine that I can wake up on any given day and decide to hop on a bike and ride across a continent, or walk across a mountain range, or kayak across a sound, or whatever I dream up and really do it. I spent years getting my body and mind honed into an adventure machine…. Read More »

Rx Yoga – my kind of prescription

Over the past two months I’ve visited several Western and Eastern healers and amassed prescriptions that ranged from steroids, pain killers, lotions and potions. Most of them are sitting in a pile on my desk untouched. I may need them down the road, but for now I decided to seek the kind of medicine that… Read More »

Let’s treat you not your MRI

I visited Dr. Joe today hoping that he would read my MRI report and give me a road map to healing. Joe is a doctor of Osteopathy and he also practices yoga and acupuncture – making him an expert in Eastern and Western thinking. Osteopathic Medicine is the science of dealing with natural forces in… Read More »

L’eggo Your Ego, Dude!

Sometimes in June I completed one of my best Ashtanga-yoga sessions ever. I was in my peak, swishing, sweating, floating, flexing and grinning. There were scores of yogis in the room and I was the oldest and the most accomplished at pushing back age; a man doing his thing if there ever was one. The… Read More »