Our Own Worst Enemies

Consumers — yes, that means you and me — know what we want. More choices! May we have more sizes, colors, and flavors? And could you add soy milk, skip the cinnamon, then top it off with ice cubes… to go, please? And that’s just to get a cup of...

7 Reasons Cardio is Lame

T’is the season for folks to be hitting the cardio confessionals with the mistaken belief that 30 minutes on the elliptical machine will somehow magically erase 40 days of being on the See-Food diet… Today while I did my Turbulence Training style workout,...

The Power of a Simple Goal

When Joe Mokwa became Chief of Police for St. Louis in 2001, he had a big problem on his hands. Since 1962, St. Louis had been plagued by an average of 145 homicides a year. How did Mokwa handle it? He made it his goal to get the number below 100. And he transmitted...