Tag Archives: health

What If The Pilgrims Had Run A 5K Instead?

Far too many Americans are fat and out of shape, Modern Philosophers. Do you know who I blame for this? The Pilgrims. Those judgmental bastards with the horrible fashion sense could have ensured that this was a nation of healthy, … Continue reading

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The Energizer Man

I just came in from walking in a torrential downpour, Modern Philosophers. Such behavior should not surprise you by now.  After all, you don’t lose twenty percent of your body mass by not exercising on days when the weather isn’t … Continue reading

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Raindrops Keep Falling On My Brain

I think I have a problem, Modern Philosophers. Let me clarify that. I think I have a new problem in addition to the myriad of problems that already make me wildly unique. Are you with me now? I stepped out … Continue reading

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Is 8 Ever Enough?

I did something today I’ve never done before, Modern Philosophers. No, I didn’t go on a successful second date.  Very funny, whoever shouted out that one. What I did was run eight miles. I have to confess that even I … Continue reading

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My Yankees Playoffs Fitness Program

My beloved Yankees are one win away from another trip to the World Series, Modern Philosophers, and I have found a way to turn my insane fandom into a great way to get into shape. Because I am not a … Continue reading

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Slackers Don’t Get Selfies

On the eve of hitting the six month mark of my current fitness routine, I have come up with a new running mantra, Modern Philosophers: Slackers don’t get selfies. The interns are already putting it on tee shirts and adding … Continue reading

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Seven Miles in Heaven

It was a gorgeous summer morning in Maine, Modern Philosophers, so it was the perfect setting for a run and some mind games. The running is self explanatory, but I should probably explain the second part. You see, Modern Philosophers, … Continue reading

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