Health

Can You Ever Be Too Careful?: The Case for Calculated Aggression

  Over at Women 2.0, a look at one of the biggest questions arising from the current state of affairs: The following is inspired by the Coronavirus saga. Rather than explore the news and responses related to the events — -which would require some dialogue centered on pathology, confounding variables, and journalistic integrity — -we’ll springboard to a more …

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The Gift of Mortality (and other post-New Year’s Lessons)

First, thanks for your responses to my previous entry, asking what you would like to see from this site going forward. Your requests will fuel much of the content that hits JTTG in the coming months. I experienced a health scare a few weeks back. Gave me plenty of time to think.

Down With Knee Pain, Up With Mobility: 2 Books You Need To Read Immediately

We’ve all struggled with muscle and joint pain. Whether you’re a sedentary adult, high-level athlete, or just a weekend warrior, our bodies are reeling from years of running, walking, sitting, and even sleeping using incorrect form. Knee pain is one of the most frequent drains on quality of life, leaving a slew of ‘what ifs?’ …

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Election 2016: Clinton, Trump, and 3 Keys For Wading Through The Battle Royal

(Update: Click here to read the follow-up to this article.) Clinton’s digital Houdini act and Trump’s creative interpretation of body language; big talking points in the lead-up to the election. The debates are theater, entertainment in the political arena. Great for stirring up controversy and Nielsen ratings, but not so good for evaluating the nominees. If …

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New Year, Same Excuses

Happy New Year, folks. As always, new goals and promises are big this time of year. The only real certainty is that, for most, resolutions are destined to fall flat. A fitting segue for this post: Three Reasons You Think You Can’t Stay in Shape (and why you’re wrong). My brother, Tobe Erike, is a …

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Get in Shape Without Leaving the House – No Gym Required

Here’s a video with five exercises you can do to get a total body workout from the comfort of your living room. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53Tyr2ccDU4 My brother, Tobe Erike, is a personal trainer. He created this video to help some of his clients. You can find more of his work on his Youtube channel, ErikeFitness.

Guest Spotlight: Anthony Mychal

Anthony Mychal runs one of my favorite websites, anthonymychal.com. His book, An Athlete’s Guide To Chronic Knee Pain, occupies a prominent space on my digital mantle. I’ve invited Anthony to JTTG to tell us more about his work.

Three Freedoms We Should Be Fighting For

National holidays have inspired posts from this blog in the past. In the spirit of Independence Day, here are three national policy changes that Americans should be fighting for.