Eric C. Stevens

Eric C. Stevens

 

 

 

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It’s over. The end is near. If I were in the weight machine making business, I’d start looking for a new line of work.
Research shows that obesity is indeed contagious. So if we are going to win the war on fat and turn the tide of health in our nation, it is going to start small and with those closest to us.
Recovery shouldn't just become important to us when we're injured. It should be part of our permanent game. If you did "rehab" on a continuous basis, what would your life and performance look like?
From a technical standpoint, the Rocky movies are some of the worst fight movies out there. But there are some amazing takeaways. Here are the five biggest lessons I learned from Rocky.
Most likely, after summer, you fit into one of two camps - you have been exercising a lot or you have been exercising very little. Either way, fall is the time for a change.
The adventure and obstacle-racing phenomenon is without question one of the shining and rising stars in fitness in recent years. What's behind this popularity?
I recently became friends with an avid rock climber and decided to give it a go myself - both in the gym and doing the real thing. I discovered I loved it for many of the same reason I love boxing.
In looking at the war on fat and our nation's obesity epidemic, it’s helpful to look at two other closely drawn battles - the war on alcohol and the war on drugs.
Recently I had my first experience with restorative yoga. I don’t think I’ve ever tried an exercise class where my body was less challenged and my mind more challenged.
When Elinor and Bob walked into my class, I thought, "Ugh, time to babysit." I thought this because they were in their 70s. But working with them taught me valuable lessons about my own perspective.
As Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön said, “Only to the extent that we expose ourselves over and over to annihilation can that which is indestructible in us be found.”
Don’t you dare call me petite, or skinny for that matter. I never liked hearing I was (or am) skinny. Skinny is for girls and lattes, not manly men.