Archive for the ‘disease prevention’ Category

TACFIT’s Origin in Stress Physiology

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

My father was a warrior who when he returned from the Korean War, was unable to reintegrate into our family due to post-traumatic stress syndrome. I was too young to understand, and only knew that my father was angry, abusive and detached. I had blamed my physical and learning disabilities ...

How-to Walk the Tightrope of Perfection

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Due to my genetic disadvantages, I needed to exploit every technological (training) advantage possible. This included the hormonal edge of training. Though my opponents may have been physically superior, tapping into the hormonal cascade helped me super-charge my skills beyond that of my competition. But it's a fine line, a ...

Can You Get Sober (from Sugar)?

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

What if you were addicted to a drug so socially acceptable that it was interwoven with childhood, lovers and families, with success, celebration and holiday, with being treated well and treating others well. What if others treated you as "crazy" for not "using"? What if even the feeling of the ...

What Do You Want to be Fit FOR??? Please Tell Me!

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

So, the BIG news is that I was asked to be the emcee for the 2009 Arnold Schwarzenneger Classic Active Aging Festival (the largest fitness expo in the world - bigger than the Olympics). I've been a keynote speaker at the Arnold Classic for 5 years, but I feel more ...

Improve the Quality of your Life, not merely the duration.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

I have lost family members to cancer, like many others have. Looking in my children's crystal-scintillated eyes, the trust in my immortality reflects back. Certainly, I may not be around forever, but I cannot rob them of my presence with a shortened stay due to unsafe and unhealthy lifestyle behavior. Much ...