Welcome, everyone! I can’t believe that you are still here after I’ve been neglecting this blog for such a long time! But compared to all these other really long breaks in the years before which were a sign of me giving up and suffering silently to myself, this one is a positive one. Today marks […]
Step goal achieved! 8266 steps June 25, 2019. via Fitbit
I’ve always longed for the runner’s high, the elusive flow one achieves when the magic of foot to pavement turns into the quickening of time, the bliss of becoming one with your body. I chased that high for decades, yet never achieved it for one simple reason: I HATE RUNNING. I’ve been told that everyone […]
Well it’s been just under two weeks since my last post and I was conscious that the silence could have seemed like a guilty conscience but no! I’m proud to announce that it’s been two weeks of good behaviour and I have in fact just been really busy (as everyone seems to claim they are […]
What happens when a Sports Medicine trained physician, motivational speaker, and published author Jason Valadao writes an article and posts it on drjimmywestbrook.com? Website credibility increases as does our collective wellness, and it just takes 36,000 Seconds. I feel honored that Dr. Jimmy has asked me to stop by and make a contribution to his […]
I know I said I would post daily, but when you’re out until 10 pm two days in a row, recovering from a bad cold, and jet lagged as hell, it gets HARD. Plus, the hotel WiFi is slower than when I drag my butt to Hedrick Study at 1 am during finals week (for […]
01 Oct 2065 “Hello dad, how are you?”, asked Pranav “I am fine son. Just waiting to die alone”, chuckled Nihal in a shaky old man’s voice after his daily quota of 90ml Old Monk rum with water. It was 09:30 PM and Nihal was half sleep in the old desi style pull back chair […]
For the ninth year, the much-ballyhooed Electric Forest music festival ramps up this weekend with electronic music, jams, psychedelic art installations and a hippie vibe. Get the lowdown, Forest rules and a preview at Local Spins.
Sure, the band your Fitbit Alta came with is great, but what if you’re heading out for a night on the town and still want to track steps? What if you just want to switch it up now and again with different colors or styles? Changing your Alta’s band is ridiculously easy, so why not […]
Best answer: The Fitbit Inspire HR can track just about any exercise, but you can set it to specifically track the following: running, biking, swimming, treadmill, weights, interval workouts, spinning, bootcamp, tennis, elliptical, stairclimber, hiking, golf, pilates, yoga, circuit training, martial arts, walking, kickboxing, and just a general workout. The tracker: Fitbit Inspire HR ($100 […]
Yoohoo, summer! Where art thou? The Windy City is finally sunny and HOT. Now that summer has joined the party, you might actually be able to enjoy free fitness classes in Chicago this month. Happy sweating!