Author: outsidedoc

Some Pleasant Urban Riding

Ducks, Geese, and Terns at Community Park. There’s a nice dirt path that circumnavigates the park, and there’s a dog…

Spent Some Time in a High “NatureScore” Setting

As I mentioned in my recent post about “NatureScore“, I am motivated to spend more time in more natural settings,…

What’s Your NatureScore?

Alex Hutchinson recently wrote an article “Nature Is Medicine. But What’s the Right Dose?” for Outside Magazine. He described the…

How Social Media Influences Our Eating Habits

These days, spending time on social media platforms is a common experience among people of all generations. It is unusual…

Olympics, Paralympics, and Strength Endurance

Watching the Olympics and Paralympics has gotten me fired up about upper body training. There are multiple sports like kayaking,…

Challenges, Adventures, And Balanced Training

I talked about challenging ourselves to motivate training, but carefully choosing the challenge, in a previous post. I recommended there…

We Lose Power With Age Because Our Muscles Get Weaker- Not Slower

It is well known in the exercise science literature that older adults have less ability to produce powerful movements, like…

4 Strategies to Keep Your Personal Training Clients on Track for Better Results

For a while, your client was making great progress toward their fitness goal (be it increasing muscle mass, losing fat,…