Celebrity fitness and its affects on public opinion

*The Route 56 Challenge: Day 45* Months ago I started writing a blog post about celebrity trainer, Tracey Anderson, and I decided against posting it. The post had insightful points and would do some good to read, but it was, in general, very negative. I don’t like negativity and the spirit of Functional Fitness on

Logging points without the results?

*The Route 56 Challenge: Day 44* Being forty-four days into a challenge as comprehensive as The Route 56 Challenge must mean for some very staggering changes, right? Well, maybe not… Sure, many folks have made changes in their lives that sound like they are straight form a late night infomercial. Some have dropped a dozen

Act as If

*The Route 56 Challenge: Day 43* If you’ve ever seen Boiler Room, you’ll know what I mean when I talk about one’s ability to “act as if.” The scene isn’t FFOTB.com friendly, so if you haven’t seen the clip I’m talking about you may want to do a quick YouTube search. If you’d like a

Thumbs Up For Rock & Roll

*The Route 56 Challenge: Day 42* I was reminded of this video today (Thanks, Marek!) and couldn’t help but smile ear to ear. I know you will too… [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaIvk1cSyG8] — Here’s the thing, though. We tend to look at this kid and laugh. He’s adorable, right? Well, his unabated enthusiasm and optimism is real. Unfortunately,

State of the (FFOTB) Union

*The Route 56 Challenge: Day 41* For those of you taking on The Route 56 Challenge, make sure to watch this in its entirety. There are large number of you that get to look each other in the face each day and take on this challenge, and some of you don’t have that luxury. Regardless,